Gregory Saint-Hilaire holding a sign that reads “No to guns, yes to education.”

Police said a National Palace guard did not kill post graduate college student Gregory Saint-Hilaire, as his schoolmates had accused.

Saint-Hilaire was shot in the back during a protest in October at Normal Superior School to denounce insecurity in Haiti. Schoolmates who witnessed the shooting swiftly said a National Palace guard was the shooter. 

On Wednesday, police spokesperson Jonet Vital said their investigation revealed the shooter used a handgun, so it could not have been a palace guard. The police hinted that National Palace guards don’t carry handguns. Source

Onz Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He also wrote for First Touch, Cosmopolitan Soccer League and other local soccer leagues in New York. After...

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