Puerto Rican shot himself to death by accident in Río Piedras

RÍO PIEDRAS – A man died of an accidental gunshot, in an incident reported around 12:35 pm on Saturday, on Junquera Street, in the Andalucía urbanization, in Río Piedras.

According to the report, Carlos Irizarry López, 63, accidentally detonated a legal firearm, which he carried inside his pants. He received a wound in the left groin, which caused him to die at the scene.

State Emergency Medical Personnel indicated the absence of vital signs.

A Glock model 19 pistol, 9 mm caliber for which Irizarry López had a license, 15 unexpired 9 mm ammunition and 1 casing of the same caliber was seized on the scene.

Agent Alex Díaz, assigned to the Homicide Division of the San Juan Criminal Investigation Corps (CIC), and prosecutor Ángel Pérez took charge of the investigation.