Among the deceased are two children aged 10 and 12. The National Police of Peru does not rule out that the fact responds to a settling of accounts.
Four adults and two children belonging to the same family were assassinated this Monday afternoon by a group of hit men who attacked them with shots in Lima.
According to the Peruvian news agency Andina, the six victims were intercepted on the outskirts of a shopping center in the San Miguel district when They were traveling in a private white vehicle..
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Colonel of the National Police of Peru Raul Arellano detailed that the victims were identified like Israel San Roman Doroteo, 40, who had a criminal record for fraud and crimes against property; his wife, Estrellita Tapia Guerrero, 37, accused of attempted murder and fraud; Elias San Roman, Luisa Doroteo and two minors aged 10 and 12.
“It is not ruled out that it is a matter of reckoning, but that will be the subject of an investigation,” he added.
As can be seen in videos broadcast by the local press, three men got out of a black vehicle, they ran to where the victims were and shot them, before returning to their car and fleeing the scene.