Argentina is under tension after the death of Lucas Gonzalez (17), player of Barracas Central (Argentina D2). The Spanish daily Marca reports that the Argentinian succumbed after receiving fatal gunshots to the head on Wednesday evening. Gonzalez had just come out of training with three friends put on trial by the club. The circumstances of his death remain unclear, and according to the family of the deceased, plainclothes police allegedly targeted him when he had just stopped in a store.
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Dismissed from their duties as part of the investigation, the three police officers involved defend themselves by explaining that the car was circulating in a dubious manner and that one of the passengers had brandished a firearm. Current leader of the second division, Barracas Central has expressed his emotion on social networks. “The club adheres to the pain and helplessness in the face of these events. We ask that the family be respected and we invite you to join us in giving them a hug. » Saddened by the questionable conditions of his death, Argentinian football players unite and call for justice to be done around the message « Justice for Lucas » .