Robber Shot Dead in Self Defence Case in San Pedro - 01/20/14 05:47 PM
In unfortunate news, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye has its first death case of the year as an assailant of an attempted robbery was shot dead. The attempted robbery took place on Marina Drive on the south side of San Pedro, just beyond the DFC neighborhood. Reports indicate that the assailant opened fire on the victim, who then returned fire and fatally shot his would be robber.
According to the Police Report, on Sunday, January 19, 2014, at about 11:50p.m., 24 year old, Kirian Azueta, of San Pedro Town visited the station and reported that sometime around 10:15p.m. he arrived home on his golf cart at his gate and upon getting off to open the gate he was approached by two male persons. The report stated that one of the assailants was dressed in a black 'hood-type' sweater with markings “TEXAS TECH” on the front, a black warm hat over his face, a rag over his mouth and a green (or grey) silky pants. He was of fair complexion and armed with a black 9mm pistol. The second assailant came out of the bushes unarmed and was dressed in a white ‘hoody-type’ sweater with a rag over his mouth.
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According to the preliminary police investigation, Azueta was approached by two of the three perpetrators who came out from the nearby bushes. One was dressed in a black “hood” type sweater with markings “TEXAS TECH” on the front. He had a black warm hat over his face and a rag over his mouth, green or grey silky pants and was armed with a black in color 9 millimeter pistol. Azueta told police that the person with the gun was of fair complexion. The other person was dressed in a white “hood” type sweater, had a rag over his mouth and was unarmed. According to Azueta, the male person with the black “hood” then reportedly pointed the gun in his face and told him not to move and not to reach for his gun and at the same time the armed assailant fired a shot at him but missed. Azueta claims that he then managed to pull out his firearm and returned several shots at the male person with the gun after which he ran to his neighbors’ house and called the police.
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