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Man critical after being shot at home in Belize City

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter

A Belize City man is listed in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot multiple times at his home this morning.

The victim, James Swazo sustained a gunshot wound to his abdomen and another to his right leg after he responded to a knock at his front door.

Police say that around 7:30 a.m., Swazo exited his home on Central American Boulevard and a gunman on a bicycle shot him amd fled.

Police have launched an investigation into the incident and say they are seeking someone who is known to them.

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