This massacre was recorded as the 20th this year in the Latin American country. Human Rights and Conflict Observatory of Indepaz disclosed that the killings occurred on Tuesday in the Pastrana neighborhood.
Maicao city, in the department of La Guajira, evidenced as hired assassins broke into the house of one of the victims with firearms, attacking them. The assassin killed two of the victims first and then the third one was badly injured, resulting in his death while arriving at the Asocabildo clinic, located in northern Colombia.
Since 2019, the Ombudsman's Office has warned the Maicao neighborhood. The statement informed about the area's illegal armed groups and transnational armed organizations.