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Paraguayan journalist shot to death

May 16, 2014 - Associated Press Online

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - Paraguayan authorities say a journalist has been shot to death in a northern city bordering Brazil.

Police said 28-year old Gabriel Alcaraz was hit by 17 bullets Friday when returning home from work. He worked for radio station Amambay in the city of Pedro Juan Caballero, about 370 miles (595 kilometers) north of the capital of Asuncion.

The unidentified suspects fled on a motorcycle and prosecutor Samuel Valdez says the attack is being investigated.