The violent deaths during the holiday for August 10, which was moved to Friday the 12th, did not stop. In Guayaquil alone, six hitmen attacks were reported in the last few hours, leaving eleven dead and at least six injured.
In one of these cases, a woman was shot in Guasmo Sur. It happened at 10:00 p.m. in the Battle of Tarqui cooperative, a sector where some crimes have been reported in recent weeks.
The victim has not yet been identified, but before taking her to the morgue, the experts found that she had at least seven bullet holes in her chest and abdomen. Her body was left on the road.
At the scene, the Criminalistics agents raised 34 ballistic evidence of caliber 9 mm.
Earlier that same day, two men were shot dead in the Ladrillera sector. The victims are Edison Piloso and Michael Almeida.
Already at night, four more cases were reported in different parts of Guayaquil.
At 20:00 in the coop. Gallegos Lara, in the Florida district, Washington Mesías was assassinated with five shots to the head
At the scene, police lifted two motorcycles. It is presumed that the victim was in one of them.
At 10:00 p.m. in the Independencia cooperative, on Trinitaria Island, another crime took place. David Muyulema was shot dead when he was in a white vehicle. A man was arrested minutes later for this murder and was taken to the Prosecutor’s Office to be processed.
As early as Saturday morning, two more cases were reported in the suburb.
At 01:00, some men who were drinking on 31st and Medardo Ángel Silva streets were wounded by bullets. Two of them died in the Guayaquil hospital.
At 01:15 the other attack was recorded. A family celebrating outside their home was gunned down at 33rd and Chambers streets.
Five people were injured and in the police vans they also took the wounded to the Guayaquil hospital, where the doctors were already treating the five victims of the other attack.
Hours later it was learned that four members of the family shot had died.
Three agents from the Dinased Violent Deaths Unit arrived at the house to interview the next of kin.
Witnesses said that the gunmen came walking to the two-story house, that they put their weapons through the fence and shot at those who were in the building.
Already this Saturday morning there was another hit man in the cantonal head of Samborondón. A young man riding a motorcycle was shot.
The Dinased went to the site to pick up the body and transfer it to the morgue. She was shot multiple times in the head.
So far in 2022, in Zone 8, at least 857 violent deaths have been reported. (YO)