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A teenage clerk's assassination (who decided to take up on a job at a local store so that he could buy himself a new computer) has sparked outrage all over Mexico. The murder occurred Sunday when three armed men barged into the convenience store located in Manzanillo, Colima, and shot 15-year-old Germán Mauricio Ruiz García at close range. A camera showed the 2 assassins behind the cash register, and the moment the third gunman walked over from the store's entrance door that he had been guarding and fired a bullet into the innocent boy's back.
'My son was a good child, he did not hurt anyone and he was working at Kiosko to fulfill his dream which was to have his computer,' Rosa Elia García said according to local outlet Contexto Colima. "Every two weeks he told me he needed less for the computer.'
The killing sparked outrage throughout Mexico social media users called for justice.