Radio Vision 2000 investigative reporter Diego Charles (left) and activist Antoinette Duclaire (right) were shot dead between June 29 and June 30.

The “allies” of a murdered police officer orchestrated the shootings that took 15 lives in Delmas to avenge his death, the general director of the police force said Wednesday.

“In reaction to Guerby Geffrard’s assassination his allies conducted the shooting this morning,” police chief Léon Charles said in a press conference.

Geffrard was shot dead earlier Tuesday by two men in a motorcycle drive-by.

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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. Onz is also a Report for America corps member.