In the afternoon hours of Monday, August 15 a shooting was recorded in Toro, north of Valle del Cauca that left three people dead and one more injured.
The events took place in a commercial establishment. known as La Barra, located in the center of the municipality, next to the market square.
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The victims are known to be two men and one woman. and among the wounded, there is a woman and a man.
The mayor of Toro, Juan Carlos Escudero, stated that the crime was an event totally isolated from the civic patron saint festivities that at this moment are carried out in said locality.
The president added thathe triple homicide was recorded after two months in which there were no violent deaths in the town.
“The corresponding institutions are already doing research and We will develop an extraordinary security council in the next few hours. From the administration we regret what happened and we send our most sincere condolences to the families of the victims,” said the Mayor.
According to preliminary information from the authorities, based on what the witnesses of the event stated, it is that, Apparently the attack was against the woman who died. They say that the victim had left the municipality a few years ago and returned to enjoy the festivities that are taking place this weekend.
It is known that the Valle Police is present in the area to carry out urgent acts and investigate what happened, because it is unknown what caused the shooting and who perpetrated it.
According to Indepaz, This would be the fifth massacre in Valle del Cauca so far in 2022.
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The entity stated that armed men were those who attacked only members of a single family.