November 27, 1992, in La Carlota, VenezuelaFernández , who worked for the newspaper El Universal, and a colleague from the paper were shot at as they drove near La Carlota airport in a vehicle clearly marked as belonging to the newspaper. Fernandez was killed and his companion was wounded during the attack, which occurred during a coup attempt. Some reports suggested they were caught in cross fire; others suggested they had been targeted.
Job: Print Reporter
Beats Covered: Politics, War
Local or Foreign: Local
Type of Death: Dangerous Assignment
Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials