A prominent journalist has been assassinated in southern Argentina.
56-year-old Ricardo Gangeme was parking his car in Trelew - a Patagonian town 750 miles south of Buenos Aires - when he was shot once in the head.
Gangeme had complained to police that he had been threatened over his newspaper articles about local corruption.
Another journalist has been brutally killed in Argentina.
Ricardo Gangeme - editor of a regional newspaper was shot to death on Thursday here in the town of Trelew - 750 miles south of Buenos Aires.
A police officer found Gangeme slumped over the wheel of his car, and he died in an ambulance on the way to the hospital.
The 56-year-old journalist was killed by a single bullet to the forehead.
The motive is still unknown.
"It could have been a robbery. Ricardo Gangeme carried with him all his personal belongings including money. It also could have been a personal act of vengeance, or the settling of a disagreement."
SUPER CAPTION: Jose Luis Lizurumi, Government Minister
Police have arrested a young man suspected of killing the journalist.
"I've never threatened anybody, it has never occurred to me to threaten anybody. I saw him while I was driving my car and so I stopped him. I lowered the window and we talked about a few things for a few minutes, and then I drove on to park my car in a car park and he walked off."
SUPER CAPTION: Hector Fernandez, Suspect
Police are also investigating a local businessman who Gangeme claimed was threatening him.
Gangeme had recently told police of threats over articles about local corruption in his paper "El Informador Chubutense".
Police said robbery did not appear to be a motive since no money was taken from Gangeme's wallet.
Gangeme had apparently been offered a bodyguard but he refused.
President Carlos Menem issued a news release expressing his condolences to Gangeme's family and promising a thorough investigation.
Attacks against journalists are not uncommon in Argentina.
In a recent famous case, photographer Jose Luis Cabezas was tortured, shot and his body burned in 1997.