Dominican Republic: Report four young people killed in shootings in neighborhoods of Santiago

SANTIAGO DE LOS CABALLEROS, Dominican Republic. According to police authorities, four young people died in shootings registered in different scenes in neighborhoods of Santiago in the last hours.

Police records on Saturday and Sunday show that these tragic events took place in Santiago Oeste (Cienfuegos), Bella Vista, and El Ejido.

A young man identified only as Geury on Saturday night became the first victim of that day of a shooting in the Santa Lucía neighborhood (La Mosca), in the municipal district of Santiago Oeste (Cienfuegos), a fact that the population attributes to shootings that have become daily in these neighborhoods, especially during curfew hours.

At these times, they also denounce that the disorder of loud music prevails. Geury’s neighbors and relatives lament the incident and complain that complaints are made to the police authorities daily, but the shootings have not stopped.


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