Posted: Saturday, June 10, 2023. 2:41 pm CST.
By Breaking Belize News Staff: A shooting late Friday night has left one woman injured, according to Belize City Police.
The incident occurred around 10:05 pm on June 9, 2023, on Mckenzie Street, Belize City, at a basketball court behind the Complex building in Lake Independence. The Crime Investigation Branch (CIB) of Precinct Two was alerted to the shooting and immediately launched an investigation.
The victim, identified as Rosalind Ranguy, 26, a Belizean laborer of Diego St, Belize City, was taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) with gunshot wounds to the body. Ranguy was found to have sustained a gunshot wound to her lower right leg. She is listed in stable condition.
At the time of the shooting, Ranguy was socializing on the bleachers at the basketball court with her sister, Kayla Escobar, 34, and Philip Smith, 34, amongst others, when two males approached and fired several shots in their direction.
The crime scene was visited and canvassed by the CIB, where fifteen 9mm expended shells were found on the basketball court.
The investigation into this latest shooting in the old capital is ongoing.
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