"In this double murder, which occurred in El Sinaí, there were signs of brutality because the two youngsters -who earned their living as farmers- received more than 17 shots. According to witness the two boys were shot by a guy who arrived with a teenager girl”, explained the Mayor's Office officials.
Officials, who did not give their names, said that although the victims were already seriously injured on the floor, the gunman did not spare them and continued firing with an automatic weapon. After the attack, the gunman fled the scene towards an the isolated woodlands.
After the shooting, an injured teenager girl was taken to the care center of the municipal head and was then referred to the San Jose University Hospital in Popayan, where she recovers from a shot received on her right forearm.
The members of the Community Action Board moved the bodies of the two murdered boys to the morgue of the medical unit of this municipality, where officials from the Criminal Investigation Section, performed the preliminary technical inspection to the lifeless bodies.
The boys made their living as farmers in the same area where they were killed, they are native and residents of El Sinaí, and were known in town by the nicknames of “Cotorra” and “Amoniaco”.
The young Sujeimer presented 15 wounds in different parts of the body, while Erazo Mamián presented five injuries, all caused by firearm, as it was corroborated in the judicial diligence.
For the communal leaders consulted by Colprensa, the killings are related to the arrival of paramilitary groups in this area in the south of the department, after the withdrawal of the FARC-EP's Front 60 towards the Transitional Zone located in the rural area of Buenos Aires, north of Cauca.