Posted: Tuesday, March 2, 2021. 5:42 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: On Monday, authorities conducting operations in Orange Walk noticed a white Ford pickup at the junction near Shipyard.
The driver of the van exited his vehicle with a machete in his hand.
Officers ordered the man to drop the machete and he refused. As he was advancing toward police, they fired a shot and hit him in the butt.
The man was identified as Freddy Pech,40, of La Union (Mexico).
Pech was taken for medical treatment where he is admitted in a stable condition.
The van was transported to customs where they discovered an assortment of unaccustomed goods.
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