Crime

Western Avenue shooting leaves one critical

By Michelle Sutherland
Staff Reporter

A 23-year-old Belize City man is listed in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) after he was shot on Western Avenue on Wednesday night.
Alrick August was shot multiple times to the chest, neck and left arm as he walked along Western Avenue after 8:00 p.m. August had just left a friend’s house moments earlier when he was approached by a gunman who fired as many as eight shots at him.

August is an employee of Transparent BPO. His family members say he has a clean police record and is not affiliated with any gang. They say they are surprised that he was targeted.
Police have not yet established a motive for the shooting. No suspect has been detained either,but police investigations continue.

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