The incident happened at Jamaica Bar located on Cayo Street in the Inidian Ville Area of Punta Gorda Town where 28 year old Janice Florice Vargas had been working for the past few months.
According to Police reports at about 1:25 am on Sunday, May 11th, Police visited the bar where they found Vargas lying on a pool of blood in a corridor leading to the back door.
According to reports, the body of Janice had a single gunshot wound to the right shoulder.
Janice Vargas was immediately transported to the Punta Gorda Hospital and then later transported to the Southern Regional Hospital.
However she succumbed to her injuries on the way at about 4:15 am. Police say they have one person, a man of Punta Gorda Town, detained for questioning.
Reports are that Janice’s two year old daughter witnessed the shooting of her mother who was reportedly pregnant. The motive of this latest shooting is yet to be determined.