May 22, 2013
Hooligans clash in La Plata, one dead
Hooligans from Gimnasia & Esgrima de La Plata and Nueva Chicago clashed before the match, leaving one dead and an 11-year-old boy injured.
Meanwhile, a woman in Salta remained hospitalized after being shot by the police during incidents between the force and Peñarol Club fans in a match of the Interior Tournament.
In La Plata City, the 31-year-old victim was shot dead while the child was transferred to the Sor María Ludovica hospital after being shot in the waist.
Police sources indicated that the fatal victim was a hooligan who was shot in the abs and died while he was assisted at the San Martín hospital.
Meanwhile, the website of El Día newspaper indicated that the victim was identified as Julio Vizaci, also known as "El Topo."
The incident occurred at the Pereyra Iraola Avenue, between the Zoo and the Museum of Natural Science, right before the match in which Gimnasia thrashed Chicago by 4-0.