Unidentified gunmen in a green car shot Munguía, a local
correspondent for the national Radio Cadena Voces (RCV), on a street in
the capital city of
according to local news reports and CPJ interviews.
Eric Peñalva, a police spokesman, told CPJ that the
journalist was shot seven times from a 9mm weapon at around 6 p.m.
Munguía, 52, had a long history as a journalist in
been with RCV for more than two years, his colleague, Melissa Amaya, told CPJ.
He had recently reported on violence and organized crime, she said.