José Gerardo Martínez was killed by two gunmen between 7 and 8 AM on January 6, 2018, in the Ajusto neighborhood of Coyoacán, Mexico City. He had been to a street market to buy gifts for Three Kings Day.
Gerardo was a highly regarded editor for El Universal.
Story from Borderland Beat: Journalist José Gerardo Martínez murdered in a street market in Coyoacán, Mexico City
Spanish-language story from El Universal: José Martínez, vida eclipsada del periodista de EL UNIVERSAL