Peru’s ex-President Alan Garcia kills himself as police try to arrest him

FILE - In this July 29, 2006 file photo, Peruvian President Alan García waves to supporters as he arrives at a military parade marking Independence Day in Lima, Peru. Current President Martinez Vizcarra said Garcia, the 69-year-old former head of state died Wednesday, April 17, 2019, after undergoing emergency surgery in Lima. Garcia shot himself in the head early Wednesday as police came to detain him in connection with a corruption probe. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro, File)

Ex-Peruvian President Alan Garcia has died after shooting himself in the neck, state news organization Andina revealed

Garcia was evacuated to Casimiro Ulloa emergency clinic in the capital of Lima in basic condition, where he kicked the bucket.

His legal advisor, Erasmo Reyna, said that “the previous president settled on the choice to shoot himself.”

Health Minister Zulema Tomas told columnists that Garcia is still in “exceptionally basic” condition and that he has “intense” wounds.

Tomas further expressed that Garcia had must be restored multiple times.

Garcia, 69, served two terms as President of Peru from 1985-1990 and from 2006-2011. He has been under scrutiny for bribery in a monstrous debasement outrage including numerous previous leaders in Latin America. He was blamed for taking kickbacks from Odebrecht, one of the biggest firms in South America, amid his second term as president.

Peruvian specialists had issued a request for Garcia’s “quick capture,” CNN revealed.

Garcia had denied any bad behavior and asserted that there was “not one sliver of proof” against him on Tuesday


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