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LSUHSC nursing student killed in shooting outside Belize nightclub Friday night

1 year 4 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, December 31 2022 Dec 31, 2022 December 31, 2022 8:15 PM December 31, 2022 in News
Source: Breaking Belize News

SAN PEDRO TOWN, Belize - An LSU nursing student visiting Belize was killed in a shooting outside a nightclub Friday.

Local police told Breaking Belize News the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday at Jaguar's Night Club in San Pedro Town on the island of Ambergris Caye.

An unknown suspect fired a gun toward a man standing outside the club, and one bullet struck 23-year-old J'Bria Michelle Bowens, who was sitting with family members nearby. She was taken to a hospital where she later died, according to the news outlet.

A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Bowens was a student at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). 

Bowens was reportedly visiting Belize with her family to celebrate a relative's birthday.

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