Family dispute leads to shootings


Two persons were injured during a shooting incident in phase four of the Belama area of Belize City. Jamie Williams, 53, says that he was inside his yard along with other friends socializing when someone approached him and fired shots in his direction. He received a gunshot injury to the upper right leg and was transported to the hospital where he was treated and discharged the following morning. A woman, Elizabeth Williams, who was there at the time was grazed by a bullet to her lower right leg.
Supt. Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Belize City, says that the police understand that the shooting was triggered by an argument between two families which happened earlier in the day.
Police had two persons in custody for questioning in regards to this incident.