Two Italian tourists shot in Cabarete, Bank guard fired shotgun by mistake
PUERTO PLATA. - Two Italian tourists were injured by bullets to different parts of their bodies when the bank guard at BANCO LEON in Cabarete accidentally made a shot with his shotgun.

The Italian citizens were identified as Rafael Parguete, 33 years old and Michael Praigel, 52 years old, they got traumatic injury to the left shoulder region burns pellets in regions of left forearm and eyelid, respectively .

After the incident, the two foreigners were taken to the Medical Center Cabarete, where they were treated. Teand temporarily residing in a room at Hotel Plaza Europa in the El Batey Sosua.

According to the report of the National Police, the incident occurred in front of the bank branch on Calle León Pedro Clisante of Cabarete, when the guard Roberto Castillo Ureña 50-year-old company employee Silky Security, let out a cartuchazo Maverick brand of shotgun, caliber 12 mm assigned to their work.

A bullet also went through a window at the real estate office in front!! See picture below

 

Above is a google translation of the original article below:

Sosua.—Un joven de origen italiano que se encuentra vacacionando en esta ciudad,  resultó  herido a eso de las 7:30 Pm del día de hoy al escapársele  accidentalmente un disparo a un seguridad privado del Baco León, Ubicado en la calle Pedro Clisante, sector el Batey.

Rafael de aproximadamente 28 años de edad, resultó herido de perdigones en momento en que caminaba por la acera y sonó un disparo alcanzándolo un perdigón en el lado izquierdo del tórax, y otro  en su brazo derecho.

El turista se encuentra hospedado en el hotel Condos, Ubicado en la parte baja de la calle Pedro Clisante.

El disparo impactó un letrero que se encuentra en la acera dejándole un orificio de casi dos pulgadas de diámetro.

Go back | Date: 04 Jan 2013
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