Family altercation ends in stabbing

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Orlando Estrada, second from left, stabbing victim.

Orlando Estrada escorted to medical facilities in Belize City.

At 2:30pm, Sunday, July 17th, San Pedro Police responded to a report of a stabbing incident at King David apartments in San Pedro Town. According to reports, there was a family altercation where Orlando Estrada was stabbed.

According to Police, Elton Polonio intervened in the aforementioned dispute, where Estrada alleged to strike Polonio in the head with a pint bottle. In response, Polonio pulled out a knife and stabbed Estrada in the left side of the chest.

Estrada was rushed to a private clinic and later was transported to Belize City, via Wings of Hope. Estrada is listed in serious but stable condition.

Police continue to investigate.

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