Hundreds say farewell to street performer killed by police in Chile

Hundreds of friends and family members said their final farewell on Monday to a street performer in Chile whose fatal shooting by a police officer led to riots last week. The funeral procession marched from Francisco Martinez Romero’s family house outside Santiago to the cemetery where he was buried. The 27-year-old street performer, a juggler, was shot by an officer after resisting an order on Friday. After firing two warning shots at the ground, he had rushed toward the policeman, who then opened fire. He was holding three sabre-like objects, for use during his show. Riots broke out in south…

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