Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of three individuals after a shooting incident in Bois Den, Jacmel.
Police received a report reference to a shooting at Jacmel, about 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Two individuals, namely Gillan Charles, a thirty seven (37) year old and Dequan Joseph, a sixteen (16) year old both residents of Bois Den, were fatally shot and pronounced dead on the scene.
A third individual, Kyle Richard, also a resident of Bois Den was injured during the incident and later succumbed to his injuries at the Victoria Hospital.
A post mortem is scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, 2016. Investigations are continuing into this matter.
These are the fourth, fifth and sixth homicides for the year 2017.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a twenty five (25) year old resident of Grande Riviere, Gros Islet, namely Dillan Joseph.
Police received a report reference to a stabbing at Grande Riviere, Gros Islet, about 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Dillan Joseph, who allegedly received a single stab wound, was pronounced dead on the scene, about 9:00 p.m.
A post mortem is to be scheduled for later today. Investigations are continuing into this matter.
This is the seventh homicide for the year 2017.