Man who tried to help friend dies from robber’s bullets

A 21-year-old man died outside of a bar on Paseo Colón early Thursday while he was trying to foil an armed robbery, judicial agents said.

A spokesperson for the Judicial Investigating Organization said that the man was Ronald de Jesús González Bolaños.

According to the report, González was with friends at around 2 a.m. Thursday morning at a bar called Club Vertigo, located in Edificio Colón one block east of Parque Sabana.

The report said that González went outside to take a phone call with some friends, and while they were outside a man with a gun drove up and tried to rob one of his friends.

González tried to stop the robbery and ended up struggling with the robber, the report said, but the robber broke free and shot González twice in the chest before escaping in his vehicle.

Agents said that González died on scene.

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