Island residents are saddened with the news of the passing Habib Hajjara, son the late Paisano Hajjara, and Belize’s latest victim of gun violence.
According to reports, sometime around 3:47a.m. on Sunday, May 6, 2018, Belize Police responded to reports of shots being fired at the corner of Mahogany Street and Western Ave. On arrival police observed a silver Nissan Sentra, four door car with license plate # D7781 parked on the right hand side of Mahogany Street towards the direction of Complex Avenue. Inside the car was the motionless body of a Hispanic male person seated in the driver’s seat apparently dead.
He was identified to be 36 year-old, Sbeiro Habib Hajjara, a Honduran, Taxi Driver of a Raccoon Street Belize City. He had what appeared to be three gunshot wounds to the right upper rib cage and one to the forehead. Initial investigation revealed that around 3:27am he left a night club in the city to drop off a female passenger. At about 3.47am several shots were heard at said location where he was found. Belize Police continue their investigation.