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Peruvian photojournalist slain outside home

Sunday - 2/24/2013, 8:13pm  ET

In this undated photo provided by El Comercio newspaper, Peruvian photographer Luis Choy smiles for pictures in Lima, Peru. Choy, 39, a photographer for Peru's leading daily El Comercio, was shot to death on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, outside his home. Police say they don't have a motive in the slaying. (AP Photo/El Comercio Newspaper)

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- A photographer for Peru's leading daily El Comercio has been shot to death outside his home.

Police say 39-year-old Luis Choy died from shots to the thorax and cranium in the Saturday afternoon attack a few blocks from a police station.

Police criminal investigations director Gen. Cesar Cortijo told a news conference that Choy was leaving his home in an SUV when an unidentified man shot at him twice and fled in a car that had been waiting.

Police say they don't have a motive in the slaying.


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