International soccer star Lionel Messi obtained a threatening message from two suspected gunmen on Thursday after police say they opened hearth at a grocery store in Argentina owned by Messi’s in-laws.
Law enforcement mentioned two males on a bike fired off at the least a dozen photographs at a Unico grocery store in Rosario early Thursday morning earlier than abandoning a frightening message for Messi.
“Messi, we’re ready for you. (Mayor Pablo) Javkin can be a drug trafficker, so he gained’t maintain you,” the message, written on cardboard, learn.
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The grocery retailer is owned by the mother and father of Messi’s spouse, Antonella Roccuzzo.
No one was injured within the capturing and no suspects have been recognized, however prosecutor Federico Rébola mentioned authorities had begun a “preliminary” investigation.
Javkin visited the crime scene on Thursday and seemingly known as out federal authorities over what he known as their failure to curb a surge in drug-related violence in Rosario.
“I doubt everybody, even those that are supposed to guard us,” he instructed native media.
Neither Messi nor his spouse have publicly commented on the capturing.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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