On Sunday 22nd April, 2012 about 11:15pm information was received that ARTHUR YOUNG, leader of the Taylor’s Alley Gang and who was wanted for the murder of Shelton “Pinky” August, George Street Leader, which occurred on Friday 20thApril, 2012 was being harbored at a house owned by Robert MARIANO of a Bonefish Street, Vista Del Mar, Ladyville, Belize District.
An Operation was subsequently launched at the mentioned address and as a result the house appeared abandoned, but shuffling was heard inside as the Police announced their presence. The house was eventually breached and inside of one of the bedrooms, Arthur YOUNG was found inside and attempted to escape, but was apprehended.
Whilst being escorted to the Eastern Police Division in Belize City a struggle ensued between YOUNG and officers inside the pan of the Police vehicle as he attempted to disarm one of the officers. The firearm discharged and resulted in YOUNG sustaining injuries. YOUNG was rushed to the Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital where he pronounced dead on arrival. Police investigation continues.