Alan Garcia, the previous president of Peru, is preventing for his life in a hospital after he shot himself in the top as police arrived to arrest him immediately following allegations of money laundering.
The 69-year-old two-time head of state was at his residence in Lima when police arrived to arrest him so he may face questioning over alleged money laundering. He then informed the officers that he wanted to communicate along with his lawyer. They granted him permission and he shut himself in his room then shot himself in the top.
When a loud bang from a firearm rang out, police forcibly entered the room and located Mr. Garcia sitting with a wound in his head.
Garcia was rushed to Casimiro Ulloa hospital in Lima the place he’s being operated on. He has since suffered three cardiac arrests in the working room and has wanted resuscitating 3 times, Day by day Mail reviews.
X-ray photographs of Mr Garcia’s head reveals gunshot wound left by the bullet which handed utterly by way of his head. The hospital monitor on the X-ray clearly reveals immediately’s date and Mr Garcia’s full identify.
Peru’s Well being Ministry mentioned Mr Garcia was despatched to Jose Casimiro Ulloa Hospital at 6.45am native time for a bullet wound to the top.
“At this second, the affected person has been in an working room at mentioned hospital since 7.10am,” the ministry mentioned.
Mr Garcia’s lawyer, Erasmo Reyna, has described the previous head of state’s situation as “delicate”. Well being Minister Zulema Tomas mentioned Mr Garcia was in a “very crucial” and “grave” situation.
Massive crowds have gathered exterior the Casimiro Ulloa Hospital as information spreads that Peru’s former President tried suicide.