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Man robbed and killed in Barataria

Police are currently investigating the robbery and murder of a 29-year-old man in Barataria on Tuesday night.

The victim is Shaquille Stewart.

Around 10:15pm, Stewart was sitting in his black Nissan Sylphy, outside his workplace, Associated Brands on Bhagoutie Trace, Barataria, when he was shot.

A co-worker heard the gunshot and on checking found Stewart bleeding from a gunshot wound to the left side of his chest.

Stewart’s vehicle was missing.

The co-worker took Stewart to hospital and called the police.

However, Stewart was declared dead shortly after arrival.

Crime scene investigators found a spent 40 calibre shell at the crime scene and Stewart’s car was found in Valencia on Wednesday morning.