Three cartel attacks in fewer than a single 7 days still left 6 regulation enforcement officers useless and one particular wounded in the states of Jalisco, Guanajuato, and Mexico.
The initial attack occurred Saturday at around 6:30pm when Vany Rodríguez Méndez, Community Protection Director for Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, was gunned down.
Vany Rodríguez Méndez was shot and killed together with two of his bodyguards by at minimum three cartel gunmen, in accordance to local reports. The assault also left an unidentified woman wounded. Rodríguez Méndez was finding into his duty automobile when hitmen approached and opened hearth. The two bodyguards, identified as officers José Julián de Jesús Cerrillo and José Norberto Juárez, also died from multiple gunshot wounds every.
The following cartel attack occurred Monday morning at close to 8:00am in Silao, Guanajuato. Municipal Police Commander Erasmo Fuentes was seated in his car or truck at a parking great deal when he was shot and killed by two gunmen on a bike.
The most modern assault occurred Tuesday night time in Mexico condition. Two Tecámac ministerial police officers were shot and killed inside a restaurant. They have been doing the job as bodyguards for a prosecutor who was also wounded in the seafood institution. Protection footage shows two shooters seated in close proximity to the victim get together. The gunmen wander to the desk and are viewed eradicating pistols from their waistbands. The two bodyguards are shot from at the rear of. As the trio falls to the flooring, the gunmen carry on to direct fireplace in advance of fleeing.
ASÍ FUE el ATENTADO Vs el FISCAL de TECAMAC
Los hombres que atacaron al funcionario de @FiscaliaEdomex comían en una mesa cercana, en este restaurante en Pachuca.
Así se levantaron, se acercaron y los balearon.
Dos escoltas murieron, él está grave. pic.twitter.com/oFzIj53qgM
— Carlos Jiménez (@c4jimenez) September 11, 2019
The two bodyguards have been pronounced lifeless at the scene and the regional prosecutor, Joel Sánchez Bravo, was transported to a nearby hospital for therapy. Sánchez Bravo not long ago been given demise threats by the Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) in the type of a banner displayed from a highway overpass. The CJNG is believed accountable for much of the violence in Jalisco and Guanajuato.
According to authorities figures, 26 law enforcement officers have been killed in Guanajuato this 12 months with a further 21 in Jalisco. No existing information and facts is offered in Mexico point out. A June report accounted for 11 officers murdered in 2019. In the border point out of Sonora, 17 officers have been killed in 2019 to day.
Robert Arce is a retired Phoenix Law enforcement detective with comprehensive working experience working Mexican arranged criminal offense and avenue gangs. Arce concluded work assignments in the Balkans, Iraq, Haiti, and lately concluded a three-year tour in Monterrey, Mexico, for the U.S. Division of State, Worldwide Narcotics and Legislation Enforcement Method. As the Regional Software Supervisor for Northeast Mexico in demand of the Mexican states of, Coahuila, Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas) You can adhere to him on Twitter or reach him at [email protected].