(July, 2016): Police are investigating a double homicide in Vieux Fort.
According to information obtained by the Times, two men were gunned down at about 3am this morning (July 23, 2016) at Bruceville.
It is reported that the shooting was carried our by two masked men on foot.
The victims of the shooting were identified as Junior Gilbert and Miguel Theodore, both believed to be in their late twenties.
The wounded men were rushed to hospital where Gilbert succumbed a short while later and Theodore a few hours afterwards, according to Times sources.
The early morning slayings are believed to be linked to an ongoing feud.
One source told the Times that reprisals are almost certain.
According to the source, of the two deceased, one is related to an individual that is well known to law enforcement while the other is that individual’s friend.