Shooting Incident

Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred in the wee hours of Monday 29th Oct about 12:30 a.m.  at Bagatelle. According to reports, two male individuals were in a parked vehicle when they came under fire by unknown assailants in another vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found a man unresponsive in front of a house, later identified as Owen Francois  The incident has left 28 year old Bagatelle resident Owen Francois dead and other male hospitalized, nursing gunshot injuries.                      Relatives and neighbours are in disbelief over the incident.       They have described the deceased as hard working individual employees with Sandals Resorts who was trying to make a good The other occupant of the vehicle managed to get out of the parked vehicle during the gunfire and got shot in the process. Investigators are still collecting evidence and trying to determine a motive for the crime. Exactly one month to date, 18 year old Glendon Barthelmy was fatally stabbed in the same community.

A relative of the two victims has expressed concerns over the violence plaguing the community.

A post-mortem examination is to be scheduled for a subsequent date.

No one has been arrested in connection with this latest homicide, however investigations are continuing.


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