The second PNP NCO, Mariluz Cinthia Zuta Ramos, 27, was assaulted and shot on her day off when she was a few meters from her home. The fact of her occurred at 7:45 pm yesterday in the Human Settlement June 1, in the district of San Juan de Miraflores.
In the images broadcast by América Noticias, the PNP agent is observed walking calmly through the area when a criminal suddenly appears and corners her against the wall of a house. For several seconds, she puts up resistance so the criminal hits her several times to steal her belongings, until she shoots him and manages to take her loot.
“I saw that he was struggling in front of a door. I hid and yelled inside, as the gentleman was with a gun, help, help. When they fired, the man was already going downstairs”told the neighbor Paulina Tapia.
Meanwhile, the victim’s mother, Cristina Ramos, left her home in anguish after hearing the shot to see that her daughter had been shot and was lying on the ground. “I ran out, I look and I see my daughter lying. Supposedly the criminals have been on a motorcycle”Cristina Ramos pointed out.
The non-commissioned officer – who has been working at the VES Family police station for seven years – was taken to the hospital in Villa El Salvador as an emergency. According to the aforementioned media, the bullet entered below her shoulder.
For their part, residents of the area point out that robberies and assaults are their daily bread, for which they ask for greater security. “They come with a weapon and arrest you”, “We have been followed by a motorcycle and they broke my friend’s head. It’s permanent, that happens”, they denounced.