18-year-old Jerson Lopez de Leon was shot dead while playing Pokemon GO


Guatemala: On Wednesday an 18-year-old was shot dead while playing famous virtual game Pokemon GO. The first death connected to the widely-popular smartphone game Pokémon GO. It was developed by Niantic for IOS and Android Devices. It was released in most regions of the World in July 2016. According to the Sources, Jerson Lopez de Leon was allegedly gunned down subsequent to the boy, along with his cousin Daniel Moises Picen, broke into a house in Chiquimula city to catch one of the virtual animals.

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Sources have also further conveyed that, although de Leon died after being shot, his 17-year-old Picen was seriously wounded. He later died in Hospital. Police establish 20 bullet castings at the scene, according to local report, which also further conveyed that they teenagers were assault while they were walking close to a railway line when they were shot. Police are investigating a van that was seen fleeing the site of the murder. Pokémon GO has seen its reputation surge since its July 6 discharge in the United States, Australia and New Zealand. It has been rolled out in a number of countries since them.

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