The Environment Minister, Orlando Jorge Mera, was shot dead on Monday morning.
The incident would have occurred in his office at the Ministry, according to information received by Acento.
Minister Jorge Mera’s death from four shots is confirmed.
Sources within the Ministry reported that six shots were heard. The killer would have entered alone and escaped after the shots.
Unofficially it was confirmed that the attack occurred in the minister’s office. So far it has not been determined if the perpetrator is a military or civilian, or if he had any ties with the Ministry.
It is said that the Environment employees were evacuated and that there is an ambulance presence at the scene.
Unofficially there is a report of a shot heard in the office of the Minister of the Environment.