Posted: Monday, December 19, 2022. 4:46 pm CST.
By Breaking Belize News Staff: A gunman was chased away during a shooting this afternoon after one of his potential victims pulled a licensed weapon and returned fire.
Police say that 53-year-old Jefferson Dawson, 22-year-old Robert McDonald, and 26 year-old-Percy Lewis, were all in a yard on Black Orchid Street when a gunman stood on the street in front of the yard and opened fire on them around 10:25 a.m.
When a member of the group returned fire, the gunman ran off in the direction of Police Street leaving Dawson and McDonald with minor injuries. Dawson went to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for treatment and discharged himself around 11:15 a.m., while McDonald refused medical attention and left the area.
Police are investigating.
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