Argentinean footballer shoots dead referee over red card

Argentinean footballer shoots dead referee over red card

- An football has shot dead a referee on the pitch during a game at South America peninsula

- The footballer is feared to have pulled he trigger after the referee drove him off the field for breaking ground rules

Argentinean footballer shoots dead referee over red card

The referee was shot dead on the football pitch during the match

An angry player shot a referee three times in cold blood during a football game in Argentina, officials have stated.

Reports do indicate the referee, was shot by the disgruntled player after he was shown a red card by him. The player, whose name remains undisclosed is noted to have also shot his colleage, 25-year old Walter Zarate.

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It remains unknown how the player came up with the gun on the field but spectators say he may have retrieved it from his backpack after been led out of the pitch by the referee.

“It all happened during the match, We don’t know what happened with the referee but the player was angry and went to get his gun and killed him," a police spokesman revealed to the Efe news agency.

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Meanwhile the referee is feared to have died as his colleague, Walter Zarate is noted to be receiving intense medical care.

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