The well-known presenter Efrain Ruales was assassinated on the morning of this Wednesday, January 27, 2021, in the north of Guayaquil . The first data indicate that he was attacked by unknown persons when he was transporting in his vehicle through the sector of Juan Tanca Marengo avenue .
Agents of the National Directorate of Crimes against Life, Violent Deaths and Disappearances (Dinased), indicated that the presenter received at least four gunshot wounds .
The suspects allegedly chased him for several blocks before attacking him. Police General César Zapata , commander of zone 8, spoke to the media in the area where the crime occurred.
The officer said Ruales was shot from a tall vehicle. The uniformed officers identified three impacts on the left side of the vehicle , from the driver’s side, and one shot from the right side.
The victim was traveling alone aboard theSUV vehicle . The actor also left the gym and headed home .
Police agents surrounded the crime scene and have indicated that details of the event will be known in the next few hours. Criminalistics and Dinased policemen collect evidence of the violent attack.
Relatives and friends of the television presenter went to the scene to verify his identity. Police interviewed them so reserved.