Community leader shot dead in Bogota

News from Colombia | on: Tuesday, 28 February 2017

In the working class neigbourhood of Usme in Bogota a local community leader was shot dead on 22 february 2017. Wilfredy Gomez Norena was 32 years old and had been in a meeting with local residents about how to legalise their land when he was approached by a gunman.

The murder comes one month after another local leader survived after gunmen opened fire on his house. They also left a note signed by the Rastrojos paramilitary group.

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