Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Man gunned down in Barataria

A 45-year-old man was shot dead in Barataria on Sunday. 

Residents of Seventh Avenue, Malick, Barataria, reported hearing several explosions around midnight. 

Police officers visited the area, however, nothing amiss was observed at the time.

Then, around 7 am today, residents stumbled upon the bullet-riddled body of a man lying next to a vehicle.

The police were notified and officers returned to the scene.

Police have not yet reveled the identity of the victim, as they could not confirm if relatives had been notified.

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