a first officer of city police He shot and killed a suspect, who he later told tried to attack him in the Buenos Aires town of Villa de los Industrials. lanus, The offender was accompanied by an accomplice, who escaped after the agent opened fire and is presently a fugitive from justice.
The attempted robbery took place on Tuesday at 2,700 on Dean Funness Street, approximately at the intersection with the Alvarez Jonte route. The 33-year-old policeman working in Komuna 1 police station had gone there with his brother-in-law. agree to buy a car, They arrived at the Ford Fiesta at a time when they had agreed with the alleged sellers.
While they waited, the brother-in-law got down from the car to talk on the phone. At the same time, two suspects appeared: one went to confront a relative and the other, who he had a gun in his handHe went to the officer and, Pointing towards him he demanded money Who had to pay for the transaction of the shot.
Faced with this situation, the policeman off duty and dressed in civilian clothes identified himself as a member of the Buenos Aires force and the firing began. The officer first fired four times with his service pistol. Three of these bullets hit a thief in the chest.He fell on the ground and died on the spot.
Meanwhile, the accomplice fled and boarded a white Fiat Fiorino van, where everything seemed to be a third criminal waiting for them parked a few meters away.
Block residents alerted 911 about what happened and shortly after a patrol car from the 7th police station in Llanos arrived at the scene in the southern district of Buenos Aires. The agents met with the city police officer, who told them what had happened. The investigation fell to the charge of the Functional Instruction Unit No. 5 of the Judicial Department of Avellaneda-Lances Mariano Leguiza Capristo.
Prosecutor investigates what happened robbery murder, ordered the relevant expert report at the site of the incident and ordered a survey of security cameras in the area. On the other hand, didn’t mess with the police, at least toward this Wednesday night. “At present, the matter and its actions are being investigated,” judicial sources said. infobae,
The dead thief was about 50 years old. At present, it is being investigated whether he has any criminal record. Detectives, on the other hand, continued to search for the escaped accomplice: through security cameras they tried to track down the van into which he had fled.
More recently, there have been other similar incidents involving agents of the Buenos Aires force. In early August, a policeman who worked as a driver for a travel app shot a thief who tried to rob him with a fork in the city of Buenos Aires Vincent Lopez, The criminal was accompanied by a woman who managed to escape from the spot.
A few days later, another policeman of the city He killed one of the four motojets who wanted to attack him. when he was coming home from the game merlo, It was later found that the deceased criminal had a criminal record.
In both cases, the Buenos Aires officials were released because Acted in legitimate defense for justice.