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10 August 2017






On the 9th of August 2017 about 11:00pm, police visited Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where they saw Christian VELASQUEZ, 23-year-old Mechanic of Neal’s Pen Road, with gunshot wounds to the chest and back. Investigations revealed that on around 11:00pm, VELASQUEZ was standing in front of a residence on Antelope Street Extension where several shots were fired at him from inside a vehicle. He was transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:07pm. Police have detained two men as investigations continue.



On the 9th of August 2017, Omar FLORES, 36-year-old Honduran Businessman of San Mateo area, reported that around 9:00pm two male persons entered his store and pointed a firearm at him demanding money. He reportedly opened the draw and was relieved of $1,400. The culprits then fled the scene. Police are investigating.


On the 8th of August 2017 at 7:30pm, while police were in the vicinity of the Benque Viejo Public Library they saw two young men running away from the area. In the process, one of them dropped an object and upon making checks they discovered a cigarette pack containing 5.15 grams of cocaine. Police investigations continue.




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