The police investigated as the alleged perpetrator of the shot shot Camilo Catrillanca, the Sergeant Carlos Alarcón, declared before the procurement board that the carabineros were not attacked by the tractor, in which the late leader of Mapuche traveled: "The people who were on the tractor did not shoot at us"revealed the Third.
The official was part of the group of four caravans who participated in the operation, and claimed that although they were not attacked by the vehicle on which Catrillanca died, he maintains that "We've heard shots directed to us (…) We could not see who fired, so we shot to a safe area, to the front and to the sides, to continue advancing ".
The investigation of the processing is in a file that has reached 400 pages, with over 40 declarations of witnesses and criminals. In this group the testimony of another official that arrived after the first group of carabineros, who discarded shots at the time of the communist's death: "While the driver made the maneuvers to leave the place, they started shooting at us, without knowing where they drove us. I remember that this was the moment when they started shooting at us. Before this moment I did not realize we had some shots"