A Greek crime reporter has been shot useless exterior his residence in an Athens suburb, based on Greek police.
Giorgos Karaivaz was discovered useless early within the afternoon on Friday with a number of gunshot wounds beside his automotive within the Alimos suburb, police mentioned.
Non-public Star TV, for which he labored, mentioned Karaivaz had simply returned from work.
It mentioned two males on a motorbike drew up beside him and the passenger fired at the very least ten pictures.
The Greek authorities, opposition events and the nation’s important journalists’ union strongly condemned the assault.
“The homicide…shocked us all,” authorities spokeswoman Aristotelia Peloni mentioned. “The authorities are investigating the case, to make sure the perpetrators are arrested and dropped at justice.”
Authorities mentioned Karaivaz had not requested police safety or reported any dying threats.
In a profession that spanned many years, Karaivaz, 50, labored for a number of Greek newspapers and broadcast media.
“Somebody selected to silence him, and forestall him with bullets from writing his articles,” the information weblog bloko.gr weblog, which he helped to run, wrote following his dying.
Whereas personal media premises in Greece are sometimes targets of firebombings or vandalism, murders of journalists are uncommon in Greece.