Man shot dead in Barataria; female friend also shot

Date: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 09:00

One was shot dead and a woman injured in a shooting incident in Barataria last night.

According to reports, 28-year-old Reanaldo Weates of Caiman Road, St Joseph, was in the company of a female friend, Denecia Matamoro on Sixth Avenue, Barataria around 8 pm.

Police say a man walked up to the couple and shot them both in their faces.

Weates died on the scene while Matamoro was rushed to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in a critical condition.

Barataria and homicide officers are continuing investigations.