A 47-year-old man was murdered on Friday night when he accompanied his aunt to her home in the Buenos Aires district of Lanús. According to police sources, a group of people from a car opened fire without saying a word, causing death almost instantly and injuring the woman.
The incident occurred at the intersection of General Pico and General Guido streets, about four blocks from the 8th police station. from the Villa Obrera neighborhood. The fatal victim, identified as Germán Zucarelli, was an altar boy at the San Cayetano Parish.
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The incident occurred at the intersection of General Pico and General Guido streets. (Photo: Google Street View)
“In principle and due to the mechanics of the incident, it would not appear to be an attempted robbery,” police spokesmen said. In turn, members of the 8th police station. They asked for images from security cameras in the area.
The incident is investigated by prosecutor María Silvia Bussano, in charge of the Functional Instruction Unit (UFI) 7 of the Avellaneda – Lanús Judicial Department.
The painful farewell of the altar boy's friends and the Church
“Today violence takes away a friend, 'El Tano' Germán Zucarelli. A prayer for his eternal rest and that we be left with the memory of a man of faith, a man of solidarity, with virtues and defects like any Christian, with a deep faith in Christ and Mary who are surely already receiving him in their arms,” he published a friend of the victim on Facebook.
Also, from the San Cayetano Parish, of which he was a part, they said goodbye to him with “deep pain and sadness.” “Dear brothers: with deep pain and sadness, but confident that the Lord does his work in each of us, we inform you that we have to say goodbye to Germán, who has left for the Father's house. We ask for prayers for his eternal rest, and for his family, that God grant them the necessary strength to be able to navigate his loss. Once we have the precise information, we will communicate the religious services through the media,” they wrote on the church's Facebook.
The farewell to the San Cayetano Parish. (Photo: Facebook/ San Cayetano Parish)
In turn, the Nuestra Señora del Rosario Parish “joined the great pain of the San Cayetano Parish.” “From here and with our prayers we accompany the family in this painful moment of Germán Zucarelli's departure. May God our merciful Lord receive you in his arms. We also remember with great affection his time in the choir of this parish during the time of Father Fernando Abraham. A servant of God who has left us today.QDP”, they added.