Los Ríos parliamentary candidate Patricio Mendoza was assassinated by assassins as he left an interview in Quevedo | Security News

Quevedo –

Updated at 10:15 p.m.

Outside a digital media outlet in Quevedo, the candidate for the provincial assembly for the Avanza political movement, Patricio Mendoza, suffered an attack on Monday night, December 21st.

Mendoza suffered a hitman-style attack when he left the digital environment, after giving several statements on current issues, especially affecting the province of Los Ríos, including the removal of his own license, fines and traffic offenses, among others.

Subjects after shooting him several times fled the scene with an unknown destination.

To the place of the violent event, the police came and later, in a private vehicle, the politician was taken to a health center. There, Mendoza received medical care, but a few minutes later, his death was confirmed.

He Cholo As the businessman and politician from Rios is known, he held the position of mayor of Buena Fe canton for two terms and was a deputy in the late National Congress (2006) and a member of the assembly in 2017 for the province of Flumina. (I)