Geraldine Moreno

 

 

 

Age: 23

 

Summary: Venezuelan star athlete and cytotechnology student at Arturo Michelena University in Valencia, Venezuela who had been hospitalized in extremely critical condition from a single-gunshot wound suffered to the face after being shot at point-blank range with rubber bullets by a member of the Bolivarian National Guard during a series of anti-government protests and civil unrest that occurred throughout Venezuela earlier in 2014 as a result of the high levels of criminal violence and chronic scarcity of basic goods that sparked when the ruling government led by the country's newly-elected president Nicolas Maduro has failed to combat, in which at least five people have died from gunshot wounds beginning on Feb. 12, 2014 when two opposition supporters and a pro-government loyalist were shot after a peaceful opposition protest in central Caracas degenerated into running battles between riot police and hooded demonstrators.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications of gunshot wounds

 

Born: 1990

 

Died: February 22, 2014

 

Location: Valencia, Venezuela