The victim was 33 years old and was the president of the Federation of University Centers of the Territorial University José Antonio Anzoátegui. He was murdered Thursday morning in the premises of that house of studies, located in the town of El Tigre, Simón Rodríguez municipality. According to the preliminary information, Lopez Manjares was in a student assembly. At the end, one of the assistants approached him and shot him several times; Later, fled in a motorcycle towards the national highway the Tiger - Ciudad Bolivar. In the episode were also injured three people, one in the cephalic region and the other two in the legs, reason why they were transferred to a care center of the zone.
Juan Bautista López Manjarres, the murdered student leader of a Polytechnic University of the Anzoátegui state in the east of the country, had yesterday expressed a press conference his support for the convening of a Constituent Assembly proposed by President Nicolás Maduro.
It was reported that three other people were injured: Daniel Brito, 22, who received a bullet in the left tibia and Cesar Armando Guzman (22), who was shot in the head, is delicate.
The authorities, who did not specify the political affiliation of the victim, carry out investigations to identify the perpetrators and determine the motives for the crime.
Lopez organized a demonstration during the assembly .
Other versions indicate that he had already suffered an attack last December.
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