Police have arrested and charged three person in connection with the shooting in the San Pedrito Area, Tuesday, January 23, 2018, that left Jimell Paul Jex dead and his cousin Dion Neal injured. Delson Samir Paguada (19-years-old), Timothy Carcamo (45-years-old) fisherman and a 15-year-old minor all residents of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye have been jointly charged with murder.
Paul Jex was fatally shot in the head, while Neal received a gunshot to his lower back. The incident occurred at the entrance of the San Pedrito Subdivision. Police confirm that the shooting incident is a result of an ongoing gang rivalry on the island.
During the police briefing on Monday, January 22, it was mentioned that Paul Jex had been detained at the San Pedro Police Station and was on trial at the San Pedro Magistrate Court. Neal had also been to court for charges of ‘Damage to Private Property’; both men were released and left court together.