Seven attempted homicides were reported on Saturday and Sunday in Guadeloupe, regretted the Pointe-à-Pitre prosecution on its Twitter account, Tuesday.

The magistrates said they were relieved that no deaths were to be deplored.

"The results of this weekend could have been even more tragic," they said.

Each of the cases of violence concerned is the subject of an investigation, indicates Guadeloupe La 1re.

In addition to the dramatic floods, our resort experienced in 2 days no less than 7 attempted homicides, fortunately without fatal consequences.

The results of this weekend could have been even more tragic for Guadeloupe.

– Pointe-à-Pitre prosecutor's office (@Procureur_pap) May 3, 2022

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Fire arms

Many of these assaults were committed with firearms.

This is for example the case of the violence that targeted a 25-year-old man in Raizet (Guadeloupe).

The victim was seriously injured.

A 42-year-old individual was also seriously hit by several gunshots in Pointe-à-Pitre during the night from Saturday to Sunday.

At the same time, a 19-year-old young woman was stabbed several times in Petit-Bourg (Guadeloupe).

These attacks were recorded by the departmental fire and rescue service (SDIS) which intervened to take care of the victims.

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