BUENOS AIRES. — A soccer referee in Argentina was shot three times and killed after issuing a player a red card.
According to police, 48-year-old Cesar Flores was shot in the head, neck and chest by a player he ejected from a match.
The unnamed player also left 25-year-old Walter Zarate wounded with a gunshot, according to Metro.
“It all happened during the match,” said a police spokesman. “We don’t know what happened with the referee but the player was angry and went to get his gun and killed him.”
Police are in a manhunt attempting to track down the alleged killer. — AFP.