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Coast guard serviceman shot to the face

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter

Kurt Hyde, 37, a member of the Belize Coast Guard Service has been rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot in the face at around 10 a.m. on Easter Monday.

The Reporter understands that Hyde was on duty at.the Coast Guard headquarters near mile four off the George Price Highway when a female colleague pulled a service weapon and shot Hyde, who is currently in surgery.

The female officer, who is in police custody, is said to have been suffering from some type of mental disorder, but she was allowed to remain on the job.

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