Olympic sprinter Alex Quiñónez fatally shot in Ecuador

Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quiñónez was fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil, police said Saturday.


10/25/2021 6:21:00 PM

Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quiñónez was shot and killed in the port city of Guayaquil, police said Saturday.

Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quiñónez was fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil, police said Saturday.

Guayaquil-based newspaper El Universo reported that Quiñónez was fatally shot on a street in the northwest section of the city around 9:20 p.m. Friday and that another man was also killed.There were no immediate report of arrests.Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso vowed in a statement on Saturday that the slaying “will not go unpunished.”

Quiñónez’s death was also confirmed by the Ecuadorian Olympic Committee Olympic Committee in a statement on Saturday. It said the circumstances of his death “have not yet been clarified.”Relatives mourn next to Alex Quiñonez' coffin at a funeral home in southern Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Oct. 23, 2021.

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