Gabriel Izzo, businessman and member of a well-known family in the Merlo area, died this morning during a shootout with a group of thieves who entered his house to rob him while he slept.
The incident occurred at 4.20 this Friday in a house on 1085 Italia Street in Padua, in the Merlo party, when Izzo was resting with his wife, Silvana Petinari, who was injured in the abdomen and face.
Silvana was the daughter of Pedro Petinari, one of the founders of the firm Acoplados Petinari. The company, managed by the family and where Izzo worked, is dedicated to the field of metalworking, especially the production of trailers, dumpers and semi-trailers.
They have an industrial park of 15 hectares with 33,000 m2 covered in Merlo. For that reason it was one of the best known families within the area.
Izzo had a great passion which was cycling. In his social networks he shared the photos of the races in which he participated and the times he achieved aboard his Mountain Bike.
He also liked motorcycles. He owned a high-end BMW motorcycle with which he also made crossings.
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