On 11 November 2023, unidentified gunmen opened fire on a crowd gathered outside Guayaquil’s George Capwell stadium prior to the start of a local sporting event. The incident occurred as the gunmen approached the stadium’s main entrance gate located on General Gómez Street, between Quito and Pío Montúfar avenues before shooting indiscriminately into the crowd. At least two people were killed, and six others were injured. No suspects were taken into custody and no motive for the shooting has been established.