Mexico

Héctor Jonathan Rodríguez

15 May 2017

The 26-year-old reporter for El Costeño, a weekly publication founded by his father, was shot dead in the locality of Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco. The victim was travelling in a car with his mother Córdova Oceguera who is also El Costeño’s deputy sales manager when the attackers opened fire , killing journalist and injuring his mother in the shoulder.

Media reports said that the publication focused on crime and social affairs in the local community’s offices and its offices were under police protection.