Alfredo Pacheco, a 33 year old footballer from Salvadoran was shot dead at point blank range.The tainted soccer player was shot dead by a gunman outside a petrol filling station in Santa Ana.
Alfredo Pacheco was with a group of friends chatting in a petrol station on Sunday when the incident was happened. Some unknown assailant opened fire on the group. Alfredo was shot in abdomen which resulted in his death while other were seriously injured. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital in the city of Santa Ana, north-west of the capital, San Salvador.
Alfredo held the highest number of appearances in the national team record however he was convicted of match fixing and was banned for life. Alfredo was banned in 2013 from playing football by the Salvadorian Football Association due to match fixing allegations.