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Sep 29, 2017

Luis Sierra Lured to Death Near Valley Community

Luis Sierra

There is another fatal shooting in which two suspects have reportedly been detained.  The shooting incident turned apparent murder occurred outside of Valley Community on the Hummingbird Highway. Dead is forty-six-year-old Luis Sierra, a father of five, whose body was found this morning after he called his family on Thursday afternoon to tell them that he had just been shot in the abdomen. After that, the call cut off and efforts to contact him proved fruitless. Luis’ sister Esther Castillo told News Five via telephone that the grandfather and businessman from Bullet Tree had gone with friends to do business and wound up facing the business end of a firearm with deadly consequences.


On the Phone: Esther Castillo, Sister of Deceased

“It was a setup, that they told him they are selling cattle at a reasonable price. So the man took him to the pasture where the cattle supposedly was. There was no cattle there and when he reached the man supposedly started to call for the cattle because my brother asked him, there’s not cattle and he started to supposedly call for the cattle and when he started to call for the cattle, that’s where the gunman came out, pointed and he told my brother that his day come and he’s going to die, in Spanish. And he shot my brother in the stomach and his worker, he ran, and he was able to come out alive.”


The shooter was identified by police as Hispanic descent male who pointed his weapon at Teck, who managed to dive to safety in the bushes. Sierra leaves behind four daughters, a son and three grandchildren. Police investigations continue and a post-mortem examination has been scheduled.

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