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Soccer Referee Shot and Killed After Sending a Player Off the Field


Tragedy struck during a soccer game in Argentina recently. 

The police are searching for a soccer player who is said to have shot and killed a referee after being shown the red card and sent out of the game. The player went over to his bag, retrieved a gun, and shot referee Cesar Flores. 

"It all happened during the football match," a police source told The Guardian. "We don't know [exactly what took place], but it appears the player was angry, fetched a gun and killed him."

Flores was 48 years old and was shot three times, going to his head, neck, and chest. The reports are foggy regarding how the player was allowed to walk out of there without being arrested. Although another player was injured, his injuries were not life-threatening.

The manhunt is ongoing.