Lionel Messi: Gunmen open hearth at grocery store owned by celebrity’s in-laws
Two gunmen on a bike opened hearth at a grocery store owned by the in-laws of Argentina captain and Paris Saint-Germain striker Lionel Messi in Rosario, Argentina, on Thursday, in response to police.
The incident occurred throughout the early hours of Thursday morning, leaving 14 bullet holes at a market owned by the mother and father of Antonela Roccuzzo, Messi’s spouse, Rosario police mentioned.
The police and Pablo Javkin, the mayor of Rosario, confirmed that gunmen had left a “handwritten note” with threats in opposition to the 35-year-old Messi.
The gunmen left a be aware which mentioned: “Messi, we are waiting for you.”
The be aware additionally known as mayor Pablo Javkin a narco, who will be unable to guard the star athlete.
Javkin blamed the incident on organized crime and attacked safety forces for not coping with a long-standing drawback.
CNN has reached out to Messi’s representatives for remark.
Celia Cuccittini, Messi’s mom, spoke to journalist Maite Peñoñori of CNN Radio Argentina after the gun assault on the Rosario store and supplied a message of calm. “We’re fine, it happened at the supermarket of Anto’s father. We never requested private security in our city, we lead a normal life,” she defined.
The authorities added that they’re reviewing surveillance movies and interviewing witnesses to find out who’s liable for the act, amongst different measures.
Rosario, within the province of Santa Fe, is a metropolis that lately has been characterised by excessive ranges of violence and the presence of gangs linked to drug trafficking.