Honduran lawmaker arrested in road rage shooting death

first_imgRelated posts:Honduras buries slain Miss World contestant, sister Honduras brings homicide rate down Making the invisible, visible: In Nicaragua, women journalists call for equality Honduran journalist travels to Costa Rica to denounce death threats, beating back home TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – A Honduran lawmaker and former journalist has been arrested after allegedly shooting to death a 35-year-old taxi driver and father of three during a roadside argument, the latest violent death in a country with the world’s highest murder rate.Opposition lawmaker Luis Galdamez, from the Libertad y Refundación Party (LIBRE), was driving the wrong way down a one way street when his path was blocked by a taxi driven by Marvin Sánchez, according to the chief of the highway police.The men exchanged words and came to blows, at which point Galdamez opened fire with a handgun, killing Sánchez, said Quintin Juárez, the police chief. According to the Honduran daily El Heraldo, citing witnesses, Sánchez’s dying words to his attacker were: “Pucha hermano, voté por vos y me heriste,” or “[Expletive] brother, I voted for you and you hurt me.”Pucha hermano, voté por vos y me heristeLeer más en: http://www.elheraldo.hn/pais/729987-331/pucha-hermano-vot%C3%A9-por-vos-y-me-heriste-dijo-taxista-a-diputadoSíganos en: www.facebook.com/diarioelheraldo y @diarioelheraldo en TwitterSánchez was buried on Thursday in the municipality of Cantarranas, east of the capital, El Heraldo reported.CantarranasLeer más en: http://www.elheraldo.hn/inicio/730219-331/entierran-a-taxista-hondure%C3%B1o-ultimado-por-diputado-de-libreSíganos en: www.facebook.com/diarioelheraldo y @diarioelheraldo en TwitterCantarranasLeer más en: http://www.elheraldo.hn/inicio/730219-331/entierran-a-taxista-hondure%C3%B1o-ultimado-por-diputado-de-libreSíganos en: www.facebook.com/diarioelheraldo y @diarioelheraldo en Twittermunicipio de CantarranasLeer más en: http://www.elheraldo.hn/inicio/730219-331/entierran-a-taxista-hondure%C3%B1o-ultimado-por-diputado-de-libreSíganos en: www.facebook.com/diarioelheraldo y @diarioelheraldo en Twittermunicipio de CantarranasLeer más en: http://www.elheraldo.hn/inicio/730219-331/entierran-a-taxista-hondure%C3%B1o-ultimado-por-diputado-de-libreSíganos en: www.facebook.com/diarioelheraldo y @diarioelheraldo en TwitterHonduras tops a U.N. list of the world’s most violent countries with a murder rate of 90 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2012. Facebook Commentslast_img read more

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