Member of Panama's National Soccer Team Shot and Killed

A member of the Panama national football team has been shot dead.

Aniruddha Chakraborty
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BY A STAFF REPORTER:  A member of Panama's national football team was chatting with friends in front of his mother's residence when gunmen in a taxi shot and killed Gilberto Hernandez and wounded seven others in the country's violent port city of Cologne, police and witnesses said. Hernandez, a 26-year-old defender, was the second member of the national team to be killed in Cologne in the past six years. Authorities have announced the arrest of a suspect in the killing.