He showed a cockiness that Gus just did not like. It was believed that Gus killed Victor for exposing himself at the scene of Gale's murder and is now a risk for his drug empire. However, Walt tells Jesse that perhaps Victor "flew too close to the sun." Gus primarily does it to make an example out of Victor. dont fortget Gus HE’S from south america, there more crazy then mexican ppl ! Meaning it doesn't matter how loyal or valuable Walt is, he can still be killed and it won't bother Gus. But the motive for this murder seems simple to me. Of course, Hector will inevitably have the last laugh when he kills both Gus and himself, but for now, Better Call Saul is showing Hector's downfall at the hands of Gus. By him taking the initiative and trying to say he was as good, as the greatest meth cook in the state (possibly country) he was spitting on Gus' choice of meth cook. Was it because it was Victors job to protect Gale? Gus Fring puts on an orange jacket and pants before he kills Victor with the titular box cutter. He kills Victor because he tried doing Walt's job for him. Or... the episode leading up to this was dealing with the cartel and them stealing the drugs from the trucks... did Victor have an "In" with the cartel and with Gus at the same time and Gus figured it out? April-July 2009 (Breaking Bad, Season Four)•Mid-April: Gus kills Victor, who memorized the cook recipe, with a box cutter, and tells Walt and Jesse to get back to work (“Box Cutter”). There are some thought provoking answers to this question. The circumstances surrounding Victor’s killing are similar to the circumstances when Tuco Salamanca killed No-Doze. ! Was it a warning to Walt and Jessie? Victor, Gus’ worker (killed by Gus) Don Eladio (poisoned by Gus) Hector Salamanca (killed in explosion) Gus (killed in explosion) Breaking Bad season 5 (Image credit: AMC) Victor did what he wasn't supposed to do and Gus couldn't trust him anymore. But before he lunges at Victor, we as the audience don't know what Gus has in store. The wanted picture had a pintch, Victor dindt have a pintch, ( was Jesse scetch ) Victor was kill because he didnt do his job, to protect Gale from Jesse and Walter, that it ! So gus look like a dumb ass and kill him ! Victor is one of Gus' most loyal henchman, and yet he had no problem killing him. Why did Gus kill Victor? When Gus finally arrives, he coolly uses a box cutter slices Victor's throat, shocking everyone, including Mike. Recorded on the most noobish way but still one of my fav scenes. 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