Colombian journalist Pincen Mora survives shooting attempt at home in Medellín

  • Source: CPJ
  • June 18, 2021

"On June 8, at about 5 p.m., a group of eight unidentified men on motorcycles stopped at the home and office of [Pincen] Mora, editor of the independent Facebook-based local news outlet Extrema Noticias, in the city of Medellín, and demanded he come outside and speak with them, according to news reports and the journalist, who spoke with CPJ via messaging app.

After Mora refused to leave his home, the men opened fire at the building; nine bullets hit the front door and an interior wall, while Mora, his wife, and his 14-year-old daughter hid inside, according to those sources."

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