A Haitian migrant was killed by gunmen in the town of Pontón, municipality of the province of Navarrete (Santiago) reported yesterday the Dominican police.

According to preliminary police investigation the victim, Pierre Jean, 32, lived at the Popa pension, in Navarrete, with his wife.

The wife of the victim, Rosita Mishell, 32, revealed to the police that they had been assaulted on the Duarte highway by two armed men on board a motorcycle. Reached several projectiles  Pierre Jean was killed, but his wife Mishell was not injured during the assault.

The Dominican order forces have conducted surveys on the scene to continue the investigation.