At least six people died that Sunday and several others were injured when a day of violence was recorded in the capital of Guatemala and surrounding communities.
The event that saw the greatest number of deaths occurred in Zone 9 of San Miguel Pettapa, where three people lost their lives as a result of an armed incident, as reported by the department’s firefighters and gathered by the Prensa Libre newspaper. .
On the other hand, two women were killed in an armed attack in Boca del Monte, one of them died on the scene and the other was taken to Roosevelt Hospital, where she eventually perished.
A violent incident was also recorded at Villa Canales, as a man was admitted to Amatitlán hospital with multiple gunshot wounds and another died on the scene.
The spokesman for the city’s fire department, Carlos Hernández, announced that a young man in his twenties had died in the San Juan de Dios district, where another injured person was registered.