The victim, identified as Jesus Velardo Cruz (30), with some friends in a park in San Juan de Lurigancho, when an unknown subject intercepted him and shot him at point-blank range.
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A young man was shot seven times early this Friday morning by an alleged hitman, in the ‘Chino’ park, in the Lima district of San Juan de Lurigancho (SJL).
The victim, identified as Jesús Velardo Cruz (30), was with his friends when two subjects, on a motorcycle, approached the group. One of the unidentified men came out of the unit and shot the youth several times.
Friends and passers-by tried to help Velardo Cruz, but a few minutes later the man lost his life.
National Police agents and forensic experts arrived at the scene San Juan de Lurigancho to collect evidence in the case, as part of the corresponding investigation.
After legal proceedings, the prosecutor on duty ordered the removal of the body, which will be transferred to the Central Morgue in Lima.
Human corpses on public roads
On Monday, September 11, residents of block 26 of Jirón Galaxia, a few blocks from Próceres de la Independencia Avenue, San Juan de Lurigancho They found the body of a man, approximately 30 years old, with gunshot wounds in the middle of a public road.
the The PNP It is not ruled out that the crime is a settling of accounts due to the method of killing, while the neighbors do not rule out the possibility that the man is a victim of robbery, since this is the place. often criminal cases are registered.
Only until August of this year, 67 cases of hitmen were recorded San Juan de Luriganchoaccording to numbers from The PNPwhich is classified as the district with the highest incidence of this crime.