Venezuelan sportswriter killed in robbery

Caracas, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan sportswriter Jhonny Gonzalez was shot and killed Friday while leaving the building where the sports daily Lider has its headquarters, apparently for resisting a robbery, the publication said.

Lider said on its web site that Gonzalez was killed around 2 a.m. at the Cadena Capriles building in downtown Caracas.

Several individuals in a car and on a motorcycle apparently intercepted the journalist with intention to rob him and fired three shots. Gonzalez died in the car.

–IANS/EFE

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