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Second murder in two weeks. Person shot by unknown assailant dies at the scene

Second murder in two weeks. Person shot by unknown assailant dies at the scene

DUTCH QUARTER - The detective department is investigating it’s second murder in the last two weeks, police announced in a report on Saturday evening.

The police dispatch received several calls concerning shots being fired on the block in Dutch Quarter around 00.55 am on Saturday morning. Several police patrols, paramedics and the forensic department was sent to the location to investigate what had taken place.

On the scene the police encountered two cars, one a Gray Hyundai I-10 and a white Hyundai Accent.

Next to one of the cars the police located a man bleeding from gunshot wounds, who was not showing any signs of life. The area was immediately closed off by the police patrols and a crime scene established.

The forensic department started collecting evidence at the location and the detective department was speaking to potential witnesses.

After a short investigation the detectives identified the victim as C. W. who was shot and killed by an unknown assailant and was declared dead at the scene.

The two cars that where on the scene and the body of the victim was confiscated. The detective department is investigating this case and asking anyone who has information to share by contacting the police department or calling the tip line on 9300. (Sint Maarten Police Force)  

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