Argentine Singer – Mind Life TV

BUENOS AIRES (AP) – Argentine singer Santiago “Chano” Moreno Charpentier, former leader of the band Tan Biónica, was admitted to intensive care at a Buenos Aires sanatorium on Monday after being shot by a policeman who he apparently tried to stab. when he refused to receive medical assistance.

Moreno Charpentier was seriously injured when he resisted being transferred in an ambulance due to a psychotic outbreak that he suffered the day before at his mother’s house in the Buenos Aires town of Exaltación de la Cruz, Sergio Berni, Minister of Security of the province of Buenos Aires.

“The doctors arrive; Faced with the state of ‘Chano’, the mother calls the police and they try to make her stop her attitude and inside the house the policeman is attacked with a knife and the policeman acted in the way he had to act, within the law, by the research we have done ”, explained Berni.

The official indicated that Moreno Charpentier also attacked his mother inside the house where they both live and where the musician has his recording studio.

The family of the former leader of Tan Biónica said in a statement that the shot affected his kidneys, pancreas and spleen and that it occurred when “the doctors of the social work (medical services) tried to transfer him” from his home in Exaltación de la Cruz to Buenos Aires. Aires, about 86 kilometers (about 53 miles).

The former leader of Tan Biónica has been involved in several episodes of violence. In 2015, he crashed his truck into several cars parked on the street. He has recognized the drug use that forced his hospitalization and triggered the dissolution of the successful band in 2016.

The musician released the song “Mecha” in May as a preview of his third solo album, which will be released in the coming months.

“Chano” founded Tan Biónica in 2001 and the rock band released 14 albums, including “Songs of the Hurricane”, “Obsessionary”, “Destinology” and “Hello world”.

The group achieved three gold records and three platinum records awarded by the Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers (CAPIF) thanks to the sales achieved with the latter.

Tan Biónica performed in Spain, Mexico, Venezuela, Paraguay and Uruguay, among other countries.