Published Thursday, February 23, 2012
“Bandits kill an officer of the Swat Team: Wide gang operation in Martissant (Port au Prince – Haiti).
An agent belonging to the specialized unit Swat Team, Angelo Pierre-Louis, was killed Thursday night by bandits on a motorbike in Manigat City, in the neighborhood of Martissant (southern suburb of Port-au-Prince) where a significant police operation was immediately launched. Receiving six shots at his car, the victim did not survive his injuries. And his service weapon was stolen by the murderers. According to initial reports, Angelo Pierre-Louis was with someone he would drop off when he was attacked. The person has been detained by police and required to be examined. A major offensive of PNH specialized units, particularly involving the Swat Team, was just minutes after the incident in Grand Ravine, a gang-infested slum. The perpetrators, who sought refuge there, were actively sought. Born February 21, 1970, the agent Pierre-Louis, from the tenth promotion of the HNP, had just celebrated his 42nd birthday. Despite the presence of peacekeepers and regular operations of local security forces, gangs remain active”