Pokemon Go Player Shot and Killed after Witnessing Armed Robbery

A girl named Cayla Campos, aged 21 was playing Pokemon Go with her significant other at Bianchetti Park near her apartment in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The dreadful event happened around midnight on October 18th, 2019.

They both were sitting in their car when a robbery happened in front of them. They saw two people who attempted to rob the driver in the other car. Cayla and her boyfriend attempted to leave, but the criminals started shooting at their car. The girl was hit in the back of the head, which lead her to crash the car into a house. Later, she was pronounced dead due to her injuries.

Police haven’t yet identified the suspects that were involved in the shooting and said that if anyone had any information to contact them at 505-242-2677. The police have a lead about the suspect’s car, a silver four-door sedan and possibly a red Ford Mustang.

Cody Bell, Campos’s best friend spoke with KRQE immediately after the shooting, stating: “Just knowing that I am never going to see her again or talk to her…I am just sorry that her life was taken away so soon. I feel like there is a piece of me that is missing now.”

Because of this game’s nature (going outside and exploring), it has been connected to many other crimes besides this one. Some thieves even use PokeStop lures to rob their victims, even hurt them physically.

PoGo has also been connected to other deaths since its release. It is a proven hazard for drivers because many of them drive and play the game at the same time, which leads to car crashes. As most recent reports say, many of the gamers stopped playing the game while driving, but there is still a risk out there.

Absolutely heartbreaking!

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Dejan Kacurov

Hey there, I'm Dejan! Let me take you through my life, where family, gaming, and CrossFit play prominent roles. Since day one, I've been surrounded by the love and support of my family. Growing up, every moment spent with my parents and siblings was filled with warmth and laughter, creating memories I hold dear. As a parent now, I've experienced a whole new level of love and responsibility. My two wonderful kids bring endless joy and a sense of purpose to my life. In the digital realm, I found my passion - gaming. Whether I'm conquering the world of Apex Legends or embarking on adventures in Pokemon Go, gaming fuels my sense of adventure and competition. Beyond the virtual world, I discovered the exhilaration of CrossFit. The challenging workouts, camaraderie with fellow fitness enthusiasts, and constant drive to push my limits have become an integral part of my life. Balancing family time, gaming, and CrossFit has been a journey of self-discovery. Each passion complements the other, bringing fulfillment and joy to my daily routine.

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