Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Diego Martin man shot dead as violence continues

A 26-year-old man was shot dead in Diego Martin on Monday morning, the latest in a series of killings in the area. 

From initial information, the victim has been identified as Sebastian Julien AKA “Buju” of Richplain in Diego Martin.

Police were told that around 11:00 am Monday, Julien was standing on the roadway near his home when he was approached by a group of men.

Shots were heard, following which Julien was seen lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.

The police and paramedics were notified, however, the 26-year-old succumbed to his injuries.

Officers remained at the scene up to Monday afternoon.

On May 28, Harold St Louis Junior, aka 'Cocoa', was shot and killed, while on May 16, Brandon Baptiste was shot and killed in a drive-by attack.

More on this as it becomes available.

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