Luis Eduardo Ochoa Aguilar was shot and killed while trying to break up a street fight in Uruapan, Michoacán during the evening of August 4, 2020. One of the fighters pulled a gun, shot him in the head, and ran away.
Ochoa Aguilar was the press chief of the Uruapan Municipal Public Security Secretariat and worked as a graphic journalist for CB Televisión, La Voz de Michoacán and La Opinión. For the past three years, he worked primarily as a teacher at the Universidad Interamericana para el Desarrollo (UNID), and also did photography and video at social events.
Spanish-language story from La Voz de Michoacán: Asesinan a Eduardo Ochoa, periodista de Uruapan
Spanish-language story from Animal Politico: Asesinan al periodista y docente Luis Eduardo Ochoa en Uruapan, Michoacán
Spanish-language story by Ernesto Martínez Elorriaga in La Jornada: Asesinan a comunicador en Uruapan, Michoacán