Gregorio Cáceres
Occupation Farmer
Born ca. 1892

February 18, 1942(1942-02-18) (aged 50)
Trujillo, Venezuela

Cause of death Shot by police
Attack information
Date February 18, 1942
Location(s) El Corozo, Venezuela
Killed 11
Injured 4
Weapon(s) Hatchet

Gregorio Cáceres was a Venezuelan farmer who killed eleven people and seriously wounded four others with a hatchet and a knife in El Corozo, a village in Trujillo, Venezuela on February 18, 1942. The 50-year-old also killed numerous animals and then escaped into the jungle, but was eventually tracked down and shot dead by police.[1][2]


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