An intruder who broke into the home of a Peruvian ambassador in Washington, D.C., told Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Conte III this Wednesday that he had died as a result of gunfire from agents who went to the scene.
At a press conference, a police officer, members of the U.S. Secret Service, shortly before 8:00 (12:00 GMT) local time. They went to the apartment on an emergency call because someone had entered to steal.
Agents found the intruder in the back of the building He broke the windows of many benefits.
The man was carrying a metal rod and officers took stun guns to confront him.But these had no effect, so they ended up taking their control guns They shot the intruder.
In a statement issued by the Embassy in the United States, “In the early hours of the morning, a person entered the official residence without authorization, causing material damage to property.”
“One person was shot dead by the secret service,” the statement added.
“The ambassador, his family, the apartment staff and the secret service agents are safe – the text continues – and the truth is being investigated by competent authorities”.
Sources close to the embassy told Ambassador Efe Oswaldo Rivero And his relatives are “in good health.”