Stunning Clip Of Protester Shot Dead On Live TV During Venezuelan Riots

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We’ve repeatedly warned our readers that a collapse of life as we know it in America would quickly devolve into violence, looting and outright anarchy. As the economic landscape in America deteriorates it is likely only a matter of time before millions of starving Americans make their way to the streets in protest. When that happens they’ll be met with a heavily armed response. It’ll start with tear gas and rubber bullets, but that won’t be enough to stave off the starving and hopeless masses, so we can fully expect real bullets to start flying in short order.

To see a real-world example of this one need only turn their attention to Venezuela, where the collapse of their currency has led to hyperinflation to the point that supplies of bare essentials like flour, meat, medicine and toilet paper are unavailable to the general population. The situation has been playing out for several years and it appears to be coming to a head.

As evidenced by the video below, which appeared on Live television, Venezuelan riot police and military are now to the point where they are willing to kill to ensure the security of the State.

As people watched on live TV, a protester hurled rocks over the fence of La Carlota air base in Caracas. His face was covered by a bandanna, and a knapsack was strapped to his chest.


Two soldiers approached, standing just feet away from the riots.


Then, one of the officers pulled out a rifle and fired, striking the activist in the chest. He stumbled off-camera. A few minutes later, a group of people are seen carrying him.


The protester, later identified as 22-year-old David José Vallenilla, died at the hospital. He had been shot in the chest three times. (WaPo)


Should America ever go the way of Venezuela following an economic, financial and/or monetary collapse, this is exactly what we can expect.

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HelluvaEngineer's picture

Looks like a shotgun to me.  Could have been less lethal rounds for all we know. 

Bes's picture

this shit happens to african americans all the time in the good ole US of A.

but never a fucking peep around these parts.

police state terrorist tactics know no borders.

just wait until the boot strapped thug has you in their sights.


jmack's picture

they already do, there are hundreds of instances of police brutality againt white people and thier dogs, but rascist blm types are not interested in common cause, they want it purely in a race focus so they can pursue thier marxist endgame.

Save_America1st's picture

U.S. registered hunters:  The largest standing army in the FAR.  And I wouldn't want to fight it out against a tyrannical, treasonous government anywhere else than right here in the USA, bitchez.  Why do you think the scumbags want to disarm Americans so fuckin' badly? 

Do you want to be throwing rocks at your enemies when the shit hits the fan?  I sure fuckin' don't.

And these are just our registered hunters!  We have 100 million armed citizens....100's of millions of firearms and billions of rounds of ammunition.


Arm yourselves, bitchez.  It's your fucking human right and if you don't exercise your inalienable rights they will be withered away or forcibly taken from you. 

And as a great American patriot, Charlton Heston, once said:   "From My Cold, Dead Hands...."

SMG's picture

Death to that no good son of a bitch Murado!  Corrupt piece of garbage.

playit's picture

I'm making over $7k a month working part time. I kept hearing other people tell me how much money they can make online so I decided to look into it. Well, it was all true and has totally changed my life. This is what I do...

The First Rule's picture

Yeah, the United States should just kill Murado.

Clearly 90%+ of Venezuela wants him gone, but he'll kill/imprison/torture 10,000's in order to stay in power.


Our military could take him out with almost no effort, and on the backend do a deal for oil in exchange for some of the things Venezuela needs.


Its a Win/Win (except for Murado).

crazzziecanuck's picture

Be careful.  If videos of black people getting shot in the USA can be "staged", then so can these kinds of videos.  Abby Martin recently went to Venezuela for Telesur and she claims that much of this violence is deliberately staged so it can be filmed for anti-government propaganda purposes.  Like people say, it's important to know what's not filmed, and in many cases, these "protestors" in Venezuela have adopted (or paid) to behave just as the neo-Nazis did in the Maidan in Kiev.  To me, the media play and these "protestor" activities in Venezuela stink of Color Revolution tactics.  That's why I suspect Maduro is able to remain in power because these protests are not actually grassroots, but fomented from outside.  And just like in Egypt, the powers that be made Egypt's economy scream until Morsi was overthrown.  It was amazing that the day after Morsi was forcibly removed, all the energy and food shortages virtually stopped.

a Smudge by any other name's picture

He's another globalist imperialist out to use the US military to solve the world's problems. Apparently 60+ years of failed foreign military policy isn't enough. Careful isn't in their vocabulary.

dutch04's picture

poor man's 8 shot mossberg (maverick) and glock 21 w/ copious amt of ammo for each. Not a hunter.

eatthebanksters's picture

Someday soon Maduro is gonna be seen with his ballsac and his pecker sticking out of his mouth.  I'll enjoy it when it happens to that murderous thug.

crazzziecanuck's picture

Feel the tingle?  It means the propaganda and Thirty Second Hates are working!

KFBR392's picture

i have a mossberg. 20 guage. 33 years old now. bad ass little shotgun

allgoodmen's picture

I don't think the public has billions of rounds of ammo. If there are billions of rounds in private hands, they are in just a few bunkers from which it will be difficult to efficiently distribute and which will be easy to destroy.

The average gun owner has maybe a half empty box of ammo for his low power handgun. If SHTF they will be a non factor in any attempt to invert the social structure.

There is too much variety in calibers and gauges, meanwhile the military has standardized their small arms in three calibers.

You will be going against military and militarized police with any level of weapons, including not just full auto but heavier arms like M134 miniguns and 20mm Vulcan M61 cannon, on armor, and covered by warthogs in the air with 40mm guns and the ability to operate in the open. Let's not even talk about droves once they discover your hideout.

I'm not saying it will be a picnic for them, but the outcome cannot possibly be in doubt.

eatthebanksters's picture

Dude, there are billions of rounds in private hands.  Do you know how many shooters pack their own loads? And to you know why they pack their own loads? How mayny people in this country have weapons?  How big is our standing army and police force combined?  Not near big enough to kill 100+ million pissed off people with all kinds of guns.  Remember, most states don't limit gun onwership like CA, NJ or NY.

El Vaquero's picture

47 gr of H4831SC behind 143gr ELD-Xs.  It's a grain above max, but powders are so variable from lot to lot these days that it's not worth buying anything less than 8lb jugs, because I'm going to have to back it off 2 full fucking grains and rework the load next time I get a new lot of powder.  People are finding that there can be a 110fps difference between the hottest lots and the most mild lots.  In something with a 308 case capaticy, that's 2 full fucking grains.  

343 Guilty Spark's picture

The great thing about the United States military is that they come from all walks of life.  If the military was called in to surpress a rebellion against a tyrannical government, we would see a split in the military.  The highest ranking officers are pretty much politicians but the middle ranking officers are much less so for the most part.  You would see Colonels on down refusing orders en mass.  Some would go through with it but I really don't think it would be many.

HalinCA's picture

It's not about how many guns or how many bullets ... it's about organization and control.  If all internet and cell phone traffic is taped, how much planning can citizens do before they are bagged?


It's not like 1775 anymore, when local tavern keepers ran the local intelligence/command centers and the militia gathered every night after chores to find out what was going on ...

So when this does go down, it will much more bloody and odds of success are much less than anyone thinks.

El Vaquero's picture

LOL.  There are billions of rounds in private hands.  Places like PSA and Midway can't hardly keep up with the volume, and it's not just a few people with bunkers.  It's me, and it's all of my friends, and millions of people you'd call gun nuts.  

runswithscissors's picture

Hey dumbfuck, once WE over run the militarized police, those miniguns will be OURS and used on any who have forgotten thier oath.

SoDamnMad's picture

I really really support and respect Warthog pilots. But if you read that a Warthog strafed some farmers out in Iowa protesting the confiscation of their harvest then you have to think about the family in CT or WA whose husband goes off to a tour in Afghanistan and everyone on the block knows it, then that family is extremely vulnerable when the Iowans are killed.  Not sure how many military men or women will fire on Americans.  A patriot sniper will gladly put a hole in the helmet of some kid riding in the turret of an MRAP if he is firing on citizens. It will get ugly for sure.

bonin006's picture

So the average gun owner has less than 10 rounds of ammo?

allgoodmen's picture

Yes, at least among those I know. Their gun practices: 1) buy 300 rounds from walmart 2) Go to range and practice 3) return home with 1 10-rd mag left of LRN

At least they're practicing but I know I'm going to have to arm and supply them if SHTF

343 Guilty Spark's picture

Most people I know have hundreds of rounds on hand and buy in bulk when they are cheap enough.  I personally have 400 rounds for my Mossin Nagant and my wife has 800 rounds for her SKS.


If you want a cheap rifle that is durable, get a Mossin Nagant.  They are 90-100 bucks and are everywhere.

Implied Violins's picture

I personally will take the Fifth when asked how many rounds I have. But I also have an SKS, and gravity supports that would make Baron Harkonnen jealous.

ImGumbydmmt's picture

I would surrender or eat the muzzle myself if all i had was a effing Mosin Nagant and TSHTF.

Spend some time either reading FM7-8 or The Ranger HandBook and learn about this amazing concept called "Suppressive Fire and maneuver", Developed at least 60 years ago. (blitzkrieg)

You're not going to suppress jack shit with a bolt action mosin.

Sure it'll drop any game animal in north america (4 legged or two) at 400 plus yards, but its tactically obsolete.

And i get just as pissy about revolvers and lever actions.

Did you see the video of the little brawl at WestField Mall in San Francisco?

Those folks ain't going be impressed with your bolt action mosin when they flash mob your own shopping center.

i was infantry during peactime, so nothing special, but my trainers were all 'Nam vets. They all told us,

"No over ever complained about humpin' too much ammo after thier first firefight."

The Ranger's Tab guys I trained with hounded us for a full Saturday until we could all do 1.75 second beep timer drilled mag changes with an M-16, while keeping the muzzle and your eyes still focused on the target. effing  off hand blisters for a week from that.


suppressive fire allows manuelver.

suppressive fire saves lives.

I  love suppressive fire.





Tall Tom's picture



And how many standardized Rocket Engines are in people's hands?


How easy is it to fabricate IED's?


Obviously it is not that demanding at all.


If insurgents in a backwater place as Iraq can fab enough of them to stymie US Military Forces in an asymmetrical guerilla warfare engagement, in a land that lacks resources, then how many can American "subjects" fabricate in a land of overcapacity and surplus?


The outcome will be hundreds of millions of American deaths.


And by all odds you and your family will be included in that number.


Have you considered that?

shovelhead's picture

Get louder.

The Afghanis can't hear you.

El Vaquero's picture

On Friday, I leave for an Oryx hunt.  I have my elevation on my rifle figured out to 700yds.  I wanted to get out to 800, but time won't allow me to put it through the full paces just yet.  I was able to hit a ~5" target at 560 yards.  I can shoot a better group at 600 yards with it than antifa can at 20 yards.


Not that 20 of them showing up to a free speech rally and cause some serious carnage, but goddamn, they suck.  

frank further's picture

Good luck with your rifle against Apaches, Tanks, APCs, Howitzers, Rockets, Drones, Mortars, F16s and Rangers.  At the end, napalm and gas.

Don't think that won't happen?  Martial law is coming.  Remember Kent State?  I do.   Just a taste.

European American's picture

"U.S. registered hunters:  The largest standing army in the FAR."

I wouldn't quite call them an "army". They could become a scary bunch when they turn on each other. And if times get rough, they will.

And as for the "Molon Labe" mantra? Sorry, but at this late is cheep.

Jeffersonian Liberal's picture

I think you underestimate how eagerly millions of armed Americans are awaiting "payback."

Think about it.

shovelhead's picture

The only registered anything I have is an NRA Rifleman's Instructor Certificate.

Nobody For President's picture

Plus up for #MolonLabe - throwing rocks at guys with guns is like taking a knife to a gunfight.

Won't happen here more than once - And S&W MP Shield 9 beats the hell out of a rock.

NoDebt's picture

"Venezuelan riot police and military are now to the point where they are willing to kill to ensure the security of the State."

Which, of course, would never happen in the good ol' US of A.  That could clearly never happen here.

Side note:  Another shining example why you stay the fuck out of the cities.  In times of crisis they are the killing fields.



tmosley's picture

Well, not until the guns are confiscated and free enterprise has been made illegal.

IE never. Hate to break it to the doomers.

We might have hyperinflation, but it won't be nearly so bad as a communist collapse.

SoDamnMad's picture

If hundreds of FARQ AKs flowed over the border, these cops would be in very deep shit.

land_of_the_few's picture

And why in the living f**k are *antifas* attacking a military airbase? Who is telling them to do that? (as if we didn't know).

What happens to you in the US if you actually attack a military airbase with masked faces, anybody want to try and find out?

Doubtful if they would stick to simply tasers?

The airbase's real name is  Generalisimo Francisco de Miranda Airbase, airport short code is SVFM. Carlota is simply the familiar local name for it. People attempting military coups have attacked it before.

Ajax-1's picture

Tell the kneegrows to stop chimping out and they would have nothing to worry about.

Scuba Steve's picture

Run up to them like a dum libtard, going down like a dum libtard.

Get tactical or go home fukkin retards.

Jeffersonian Liberal's picture

What's happening in Venezuela is the failure -- YET AGAIN -- of Communism/Socialism/Collectivism/Central Management/The Planned Economy.

This is how they all end eventually and I feel for the people only if they did not elect these thugs and dictators.


That said, your argument is the new "Hitler/NAZIs" argument.

See how long any conversation takes to devolve into, "this is just like Hitler/the NAZIs."

If there are violent riots and if an "African-American" (seriously, WTF is that, most of them can't trace their roots to any country before about an invented identity) goes to throw a rock at my head, I'm probably going to shoot the fucker and shoot decisively to stop the threat.

I will not let them turn me into a Reginald Denny bouncing bricks off my skull while they dance around in the streets.

Stuck on Zero's picture

Government protecting itself. And liberals think government is for protecting people.

The central planners's picture

That guy was about to throw a grenade to the military, what do you expect them to do?

land_of_the_few's picture

Seems it was a gas grenade he was about to pick up and the guards of the military airbase were not certain what he was doing. The grenade sitting on the ground was not blowing gas at the time so it looked more like a fragmentation one. Perhaps he was a little unwise doing this to actual State military. Anyone want to try what he did, but in the US  - feeling lucky?

SoDamnMad's picture

Could have been 00 buckshot too. Thats 9 - 38 cal size balls per shot.  My home fense round.

Kokito's picture

Once again Zero Hedge's fucking idiot Tyler Durden (who ever you are) is either working for the CIA international misinformation program against Venezuela or can’t hide their exaggerated hate towards the socialist system in Venezuela   ZH is making shit up stating that GNB & the PNB are using petal weapons to control the violent and extreme fascist- right-wing terrorist in the eastside East-side of Caracas (elite area) controlled by la Capriles government (right-wing)  

The GNB & the PNB can’t use lethal weapons to control violent demonstrations, they can only use water houses & gas canister that are in compliance within regulations and this is writing in the Venezuelan constitution.


ZH then repeats the same old right-fascias mantra: “Venezuela is on the verge of economic collapse and predicting the complete collapse of the political & economic system in Venezuela”. Their fucking predictions have always been proven wrong.

In Mexico and many other countries of the area are worse off than Venezuela but according to ZH & the international press, Venezuela is the only place where you find social, political & economic problems.


ZH should take a look at the democracy in Mexico where in the last 10 years had 90,000 killed (murdered, massacred, disappeared, tortured and sold as slaves). The criminals are the military, the police or the very same corrupt president. Mexico is totally corrected & control by drug cartels.


ZH should take a look at Colombia, a Norco-paramilitary failure. The paramilitary criminal are under the control of the Colombia expresident Uribe Velez another protected gangster from Washington and his teachers like Pinochet and Videla.


This is a hit piece and a US-led HARASSMENT, not to bring "democracy" to Venezuela as they preach but to steal the NATURAL RESOURCES that are under Venezuelan soil and on top of EL. The big hoax orchestrated by that bloody machine that USA:



shovelhead's picture


Are flamingos on the menu in Mexico?