A police officer shot to death the partner of his ex-girlfriend, a corporal of the same security force, and her brother-in-law, after attacking them at the door of a house in the Buenos Aires party of San Miguel, police sources reported.
The event took place around 11 this morning in Monsignor Blois 2089, near the corner of Güemes, in the jurisdiction of the aforementioned northwestern district of the suburbs.
Police sources informed Télam that it all began when the accused, identified as the first lieutenant Jorge Luis Rios (34), who carries out his duties in the Campo de Mayo Investigations Unit, appeared at the house of his ex-wife, also a corporal in the same force, from which he had been separated for a year.
The 31-year-old woman, who works in the Security and Custody Group of the Centinela Building in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Retiro, returned from celebrating the New Year with her current partner, a GNA corporal named Martín Ariel Salto (34), and his brother-in-law, Alexis Salto (27).
In addition, the eight-year-old son that Ríos and his ex-partner have in common returned with them, after which the aggressor drew his regulation weapon and attacked the two men.
The brothers were shot in the heads and died almost instantly, so a 911 call alerted them to the double crime.
Staff of the police station 1st. of San Miguel arrived at the place immediately and apprehended Ríos, who wasThey showed a 9mm Caliber Pietro Beretta pistol.
The investigators established that there were no previous complaints of gender violence but there were threats that were going to kill them since they did not accept the relationship.
The fact is investigated by the prosecutor Gloria Reguán, in charge of the Malvinas Argentinas decentralized Functional Instruction Unit (UFI) 22, San Martín Judicial Department.
The judicial officer will investigate Rivers in the next few hours for the crime of “double homicide aggravated by the use of a firearm”.