Radio newsman murdered in apparent robbery in Haiti

A journalist in Haiti has been shot to death on a street in the capital, Port-au-Prince.

Reports say the journalist, Jean Richard Louis Charles, had just emerged from a bank when three men attacked him and shot him in the head.

A police officer nearby shot and killed one of the gunmen. The other two attackers escaped.

Police are investigating. Some reports say the shooting was an attempted robbery.

The journalist worked for Radio Kiskeya, which has posted a statement on its website expressing “dismay and deep sadness” for the death of its employee. The station suspended its regular programming and played music in his honor.

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