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Two whitewashers near mini mart shot in La Romaine

Police are investigating a double murder that occurred in La Romaine on Friday night.

The victims were identified as Jeremiah Joseph, 37, of Bay View Boulevard, La Romaine, and Julian Baptiste, 31, of Anthony Street, La Romaine.

At around 10:40 p.m., officers reportedly responded to a shooting on Stella Street, La Romaine.

Upon arrival, they found the men with gunshot wounds in a room.

Further investigation revealed at around 10:30pm that the men were hanging out with friends in the room located on the north side of Dianne’s Mini Mart on Stella Street, La Romaine, when a man entered the premises and opened fire.

The suspect then escaped through a window.

The investigations continue.

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