Posted: Saturday, June 26, 2021. 5:59 pm CST.
By Aaron Humes: Police have detained one Jahson Gonguez in connection with this afternoon’s shooting of a police officer in Belize City.
According to police, Corporal Noel Muschamp reported that about 3:35 p.m this afternoon, he was behind the Belize Port Authority office cleaning and clearing his personal firearm.
He was about to leave the area, when he was approached by a group of young men, one whom he recognized and then pointed a silver firearm at him and fired several shots at him.
The Corporal pulled out his licensed firearm and returned shots in their direction.
He then went home to his Gill Street residence before going to the hospital. He was observed with an apparent gunshot wound to his right foot. Medico form was issued. Police investigations continue.
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