An outside shot of the Cassation Court in Port-au-Prince. Photo by Georges H. Rouzier

Phillipe Saint-Juste, an attorney and pastor, was found dead near the peace court in Pétion-Ville around 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, police said.

During the early stage of their investigation, the police reported that someone called out to Saint-Juste from a dead-end street near the courthouse then fired several gunshots at him.

Haiti is experiencing a grim period. Diogène ‘Ricot’ Eric, a bodyguard to former senator Youri Latortue, was shot dead on Tuesday. Pierre ‘Maïkadou’ Rosier, a makeup artist, was stabbed to death in his home on Friday. Two foreigners were shot dead in Vertières on Saturday. Source

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Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019.

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