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 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 ESNY before joining The Haitian Times.

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