Earlier this week a man believed to be a lawyer from the Dominican Republic was shot dead while waiting for a connecting flight at the international airport in Caracas. Venezuela is currently suffering from serious issues with law and order, as President Maduro and his opponents battle for political control.

From ABC News

Traveler shot dead at ticket counter in Venezuelan airport

An airport security video circulating on social media shows another man with a handbag walk calmly past a group of bystanders and shoot at the victim before fleeing on foot. Authorities said they were investigating but gave no details other than to say the victim was from the Dominican Republic.

Local media reported the dead man was a lawyer and was waiting for a connecting domestic flight to the western Venezuela city of Maracaibo after arriving from the Dominican Republic. An employee of the local airline La Venezolana was also shot in the arm.

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