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He collected money to fulfill his daughter's dream of 15 and they killed him in a robbery


Juan Manuel García was 52 years old and was assassinated while attending a newsstand. Neighbors will march to ask for safety.

03/02/2021 20:26

  • Clarí

  • Police

Updated 03/02/2021 20:26

Vicky turns 15 on July 18 and her dream was always to

ride a motorcycle with her dad to the party


Beyond the pandemic, Juan Manuel "Gallego" García (52) was gathering weight for weight to make his daughter with Down Syndrome happy.

All his plans fell apart on Sunday, when he was killed by a thief.

The crime occurred in the town of Villa Rosa, when an assailant 

entered to rob the



where the victim worked and fatally shot him in the abdomen.

“Help for Justice to be done.

Vicky still does not know that her father will not be around anymore, he will not cook the chicken that she likes so much, she will not see him when he goes to work at the kiosk ... Do not leave this family alone and that end of the year Juan becomes

one more statistic, one more number


Rosalía Herrera, the victim's comadre, posted on Facebook on Monday.

Villa Rosa residents march to ask for Justice.

Photos: Facebook

And he continued:

“That insecurity is a sensation, that criminals enter through one door and exit through the other, that they have so many rights and privileges… Juan Manuel García and Victoria, his daughter, were not respected at all.

Let it be Justice for both of us


The "Gallego" crime occurred at dawn on Sunday, around 1 am, when an armed criminal - and whom all the neighbors scanned on social networks - entered to rob the "Al Toque Roque" kiosk, located in Moreno and Route 25 .

The photo of the thief, from the security cameras of the kiosk, circulating on social networks.

Photos: Facebook

Precisely, in the same corner of the kiosk,

a march

was organized

for this Wednesday at 8:00 p.m., where they will ask for Justice for García, much loved in the neighborhood and for his companions.

The victim's family is devastated.

On Facebook they all share the same post:

“Our claim for justice is going to be heard throughout Argentina!

Justice for Juan Manuel and because no one ever goes through this situation again ”


Juan Manuel García was 52 years old.

Photos: Facebook

Since the news of the crime was known, many neighbors have left signs of affection on the blind of the kiosk where the victim was shot.

Flowers and posters

 invaded the facade of the premises in the last hours.

Sadness hits the entire neighborhood. 

“How great you were Juan.

All of this shows what you were.

How unfair everything

, wrote Flor Campos in relation to the reaction of the neighbors when they found out about the crime.

Pain for the crime of a kiosk in Pilar.

Photos: Facebook

“Hand out brochures

and get people excited by telling an anecdote with you…

They all asked us the same question, did they grab it?

It is a heartbreaking pain, we do not have more tears from crying so much, but we have the strength to ask for Justice !!!!! "

Meli Irala posted.

The crime is investigated by the decentralized UFI No. 1 Pilar, led by Raúl Casal.

At the moment, and beyond the young man who was identified by neighbors on social networks, there are no detainees for the homicide.


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