A group of gunmen who arrived in a vehicle entered a house at 50 and Sedalana, in the suburb of Guayaquil, and murdered a family.
The fatalities are a 42-year-old father, his 35-year-old wife and their 15-year-old daughter.
Preliminary versions indicate that the gunmen forced the security of the house and entered the rooms to liquidate the victims. There is talk that there were five assassins who arrived in the area.
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One of the daughters of the couple was saved from dying because she was in a relative’s house.
At the site, the Police found some 27 ballistic evidence.
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The Police reports that the murdered man had legal proceedings; his wife doesn’t. Since 2005 he had registered cases for crimes against life, illicit association and illegal possession of weapons.
The motive for this triple crime that occurred in that area of Guayaquil is being investigated.
Meanwhile, at midnight on Monday, in a sector of Alborada, a man was murdered.
The crime occurred while the victim was drinking on a corner, near a pharmacy on the eighth stage of Alborada.
Two gunmen arrived on a motorcycle and began shooting at him. The man was badly injured and died on the road.
The man, about 35 years old, registered legal proceedings. They knew him by the alias ‘the skinny fat man’.
The Police are investigating whether this death is linked to micro-trafficking issues.
Guayaquil, Samborondón and Durán have been in a state of emergency since Sunday after the explosion recorded on Sunday in the Cristo del Consuelo sector.
According to data from the Ministry of the Interior, so far in 2022, as of August 13, the area corresponding to the district of Guayaquil has shown an exponential growth in criminal violence, compared to 2021, going from a total from 305 cases in the previous year to a total of 781. (YO)