Crime / Weekend News

Tattoo artist shot dead inside tattoo shop

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter

Tattoo artist, Glenford Vernon, 25, was shot dead inside the place where he worked on Thursday afternoon in Belize City.

The shooting occurred at around 1:30 p.m. on the lower flat at #8 Castle Street, and Vernon died just over an hour later while receiving medical treatment at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH).

Police say Vernon was struck in both arms, the chest, abdomen and left leg. His killer, another man, entered the tattoo shop and fired several shots at Vernon.

Police have not made any arrests.

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