At least five people have died this Friday in a shootout between agents of the security forces and alleged members of the Gulf Cartel on the town of Ciudad Valles, as confirmed by the Attorney General of the State of San Luis Potosi.
The deceased are five gunmen, explained the organ. In the confrontation, 5 armored units, several long and short weapons, multiple useful cartridges, as well as tactical equipment were seized.
In social networks, inhabitants of the town shared videos and photos of the aggression of alleged criminals against members of the State Public Security Secretariat.
The bursts began with a report to the emergency numbers about several heavily armed people on Francisco I. Madero and 16 de Septiembre streets; When the police elements arrived as the first respondent at the aforementioned site, they were received by the subjects, who detonated their weapons, thus starting a persecution.
An 18-year-old young man was injured in this place and was transferred to receive medical attention.
By continuing with the operation, on the same street in the Las Lomas neighborhood, the first responding police officers managed to kill two male persons, who were traveling in a gray truck with Morelos state plates; until now they are unknown.
At this point, a woman was also injured, who is in a hospital and her companion, who lost his life while receiving first aid.
Minutes later, it was reported to the emergency numbers that three trucks had entered a farm located on the Valles – Rioverde highway; Immediately, the police officers and experts from the institution went to the site, finding the lifeless body of a man in the body of a Toyota pickup.
After the events, the FGE seized 5 armored units, several long and short weapons, multiple useful cartridges, as well as tactical equipment.
One of the long guns seized after the crash.
The SSPE and the State Prosecutor’s Office offered a press conference on events that occurred in Ciudad Valles.
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