Luciano Rivera, is the 10 th journalist on the list of 2017 press victims in Mexico, which is considered one of the deadliest countries in the Western Hemisphere for reporters.
Rivera was murdered in Rosarito, a coastal resort city in Baja California. He was at a bar named “La Antigua de Playas de Rosarito” when a group of people assaulted and shot him directly in the face.
The attackers ran away but they were arrested soon after and the police found the murder weapon in their vehicle.
Bibi Gutierrez, president of the Association of Journalists of Tijuana, expressed her condolences in a message on her Facebook account.