A Dominican was shot and killed in Gaudeloupe, media in the French island is reporting.
According to the French newspaper France-Antilles, police have identified the man as 55-year-old Raphael Bellot and DNO was reliably informed he is from a village in the northern part of Dominica.
The man’s body was discovered on the roadside by a motorist about midnight on Thursday bathed in blood in the Grand Bois area of Gosier.
The police have confirmed he died from bullet wounds. The police also reported the man had wounds on his arms and abdomen.
Residents in the area reportedly told police they heard the sound of gunshots and a vehicle speeding off just before the body was found.
No one has been arrested and investigations are ongoing.
Meanwhile police in the French island up to Sunday have not identified a man who was shot and killed on Wednesday and who many believe is a Dominican.
According to France-Antilles the man was killed on Wednesday night in Capesterre-Belle-Eau. The police report that no proof of identity was found on the man and the tenant of the apartment he was living in didn’t know much either.
Although many people are reporting the victim is from Dominica, the police have not confirm this and has designated him as ‘X.’
An autopsy is to be carried out on the dead man on Monday.