Murders in Wallerfield and Point Fortin

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Murders in Wallerfield and Point Fortin

Police are investigating the murder of two people in separate incidents on Sunday night.

The first homicide took place shortly after 7pm, when a man and woman were shot while in a vehicle at the corner of Antigua Road and Churchill Roosevelt Highway, Wallerfield.

Reports are the woman succumbed to her injuries.

The woman has been identified as Jinme Li, the owner of Benefit the People Supermarket in Barataria.

She was driving with Huojian Chen, 41, in her silver Nissan Tiida on Antigua Road, Wallerfield, at around 6.10 pm, when a white Nissan Y11 wagon drove near them.

Men inside the wagon shot Li and Chen, causing them to drive into a nearby ditch.

Residents heard the shooting and called the police.

Chen was taken to hospital where he is said to be warded in a critical condition.

The second incident took place in Point Fortin.

Izzso understands that a man was shot and killed at the Chill Restaurant and Bar.

This story will be updated…