It was all about two minutes, although it's still not clear what happened during that period. On Wednesday night, a family dinner at the Raul "El Vasco" Othacehe's House ended the shooting and there were two hypotheses: that it was an attempt to enter or, as the former mayor of Merla accused the accused, "this is a" political attack " do not rule out, although they suspect it's something "broadcasting." This episode was bloody: calm is over injured two strokes and that's serious.
"These people came to attack my house and kill my family," said former Mayor Merlin after the attack. He made "directly" his successor in the municipality of Gustavo Menendez. "I consider it It was a political attack. That's not the first, we got others. This was brutal, a recording in my house. The kind of procedure was a political message, "he explained on Thursday morning.
The beating of the son of former Merkel's mayor Raul Othaceh's son was seriously injured after an attempted attack.
Researchers do not rule out – for a moment – that it was an attempt to rob, but at the end of this edition they did not want to provide information about the lines that follow.
"We are still working," they said in the Moron Prosecutor's Office in N ° 1, which he called the case "an aggravated robbery using firearms, an illicit possession of weapons in the war and an attempt to exacerbate the murder."
Police sources agreed that "no hypothesis is excluded", while intensely searching for the white Citroen Air Cross in which the band is moving.
Guillermo Othacehe, 31, lives in front of his father's house, in Alem 1241, near the low houses of Merle, west of the Grand Buenos Aires. On Wednesday, he will have dinner at his father's house in 1248 on the same street.
12/20/2013 SON RAUL OTHACEHE ENTRADERA Photo by Mario Saies
"It was 22, we were crossing with my wife and two girls when a car with five criminals arrived They are very armed and cappuccino and they just told me & # 39; enter, enter & # 39;. My wife and girls have escaped. They put a gun in my mouth and arrested me in the garage and threw me on the floor to direct my head, "he said in his Thursday, adding," Everyone was very nervous and It was very weird"
There were five attackers. The driver stopped untimely and the car went down four people who entered the house of Raul Othacehe through the gate, and opened the peace to try to make a family.
The incident occurred around 9:30 pm, when the family of Raul Othacehea entered the house. (Photo: Mario Saies)
They then dominated everyone and stole "cell phones, chains, watches" and "everything they had on them," according to the victims' testimony.
He was calm in the house, who was armed, whom Othacehe identified as "family friend" and "another militant." The neighbors of the block were listening exchange of images, but at the end of this edition it has not been confirmed that they have been thrown from the home of former Mayor Merlol for 24 years.
This is Miguel Angel Maidana, 45, who ended up injured, very serious, with a shot in his chest and the other in his knee. It was received, with reserved prognoses, at the Eva Peron de Merlo Hospital.
A string was shot with several cameras. He started at 22.06, and he saw Guillermo Othacehe, his wife Laura Battaglia (33) and two daughters a few moments before the attack.
According to his wife, the thief who "shot at her was wearing gloves and mask from El Guasson, the wicked Batman".
A few seconds later, the first attacker ran. Back Two others left, who came to Citroen.
The first to leave came back because another band member disappeared. They saw him shoot at where the family was, and the other two were shot at. A few seconds later, the fourth one managed to leave and the band escaped at full speed.
At the end of this release, they were not identified or retained. It is suspected that someone will be injured.
Othacehe was Mayor of Merla for 24 years, elected six times. "El Vasco" has requested the seventh redesign for the period 2015-2019, but lost against the lawyer Gustavo Menendez.
Othacehe was one of the most interesting "Conurban barons" in the province of Buenos Aires. National Dictator Victoria Donda condemned him, and even Pope Francis defines him as a politician who "led the mob".
After assuming office, "El Vasco" did not stop harassing Menendez and convicted him of alleged attacks.