Teenager shot dead during protests further polarizes political climate in Venezuela — MercoPress

February 25, 2015 5:25 AM

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Kluiver Roa, 14, died in unclear circumstances during violent clashes between around 20 hooded protesters and police near the home of Tachira's ruling party governor, according to the head of citizen security for the state.

“At one point these hooded protesters intercepted four police officers, snatched their motorbikes and to get rid of the protesters, one of the officials shot at the ground,” Colonel Ramon Cabezas told reporters.

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