Chinese National Shot Dead in Picard

by: - February 5, 2020
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                  Deceased Yong 


The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force is investigating a shooting incident which occurred on Tuesday evening at Picard, Portsmouth.

This is according to Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Police Force, Simon Edwards.

Details are not clear however, Edwards confirmed that Zing Jian Yong, 49, a male Chinese aational residing at Picard was fatally shot at about 11:15 pm.

Suggestions are that it was an attempted robbery gone wrong.

Yong was transported to the Reginald Fitzroy Armor Hospital where he was medically examined and officially pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

Following pronunciation, the body was transported to the Lyndhurst Funeral home and is awaiting a post mortem examination.

Investigations are ongoing.