As of late, Pokemon GO has been all the buzz since it launched on iOS and Android devices on July 6. Though the free-to-play title may appear to be fun and interesting to some, it can, unknowingly, be dangerous as well.
According to The LA Times, Calvin Riley, 20, was shot dead while playing the popular Pokemon mobile title near San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf at 10 p.m. Saturday, August 6.
Riley was said to be walking late at night at Aquatic Park, near the water, while playing Pokemon GO when he was suddenly gunned down by an unknown assailant. According to officials, no witnesses were said to have seen the gunman, nor was a motive established. What makes matters even more unusual is that Riley, after the shooting, remained in possession of his property, making this appear as a random act of violence.
Calvin Riley graduated from Junipero Serra High School in 2015 and was attending San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California where he studied Kinesiology.
Pokemon GO is a mobile application which has individuals utilize their smartphones in efforts to capture virtual Pokemon, which can be found in a variety of locations in select areas around the world. VG Newswire has reviewed Pokemon GO, which that review can be found here.
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Source: LA Times