Violence in Michoacán: four murdered in the Mazahua community of Zitácuaro

Violence in Michoacán: four murdered in the Mazahua community of Zitácuaro

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The SSP reported through its Twitter account that one more person was seriously injured after the attack (Photo: Twitter / @ MICHOACANSSP)

During the night of this Sunday, four people were shot to death in the Mazahua community of Donaciano Guerra, in the municipality of Zitácuaro, reported the Secretary of Public Security (SSP) of Michoacan.

The SSP reported through its Twitter account that one more person was seriously injured after the attack.

Elements of the National Guard (GN), the Michoacán Police, and the State Attorney’s Office, carry out tours in the area, in addition to the fact that, in conjunction with the SSP, checkpoints with the aim of “preserving order and guaranteeing the tranquility of the population”.

So far this year There are already 105 intentional homicides in Michoacán, in accordance with The Day. State authorities report that most cases are linked to organized crime.

Elements of the National Guard (GN), the Michoacán Police, and the State Prosecutor's Office carry out tours in the area, in addition to the fact that, in conjunction with the SSP, checkpoints were installed (Photo: Twitter / @ MICHOACANSSP)

Elements of the National Guard (GN), the Michoacán Police, and the State Prosecutor’s Office carry out tours in the area, in addition to the fact that, in conjunction with the SSP, checkpoints were installed (Photo: Twitter / @ MICHOACANSSP) 

On January 15 they were found Eight bodies in a sewage canal in the Álvaro Obregón municipality. The next day, in the municipality of Jiquilpan, two people from Sinaloa were killed, one of them younger.

During the same day, just a few kilometers from the municipal seat of Cotija, in the gap that connects the town of Zapata, the bodies of three people who died executed were found.

Morelia, Zamora, Uruapan, and Jacona, are the municipalities where around 70% of homicides are concentrated that have been committed this year. In all of 2020, in the entire federative entity, 2,245 murders.

On the other hand, Manuel “N”, 37 years old, identified as Commander of the Special Operations Battalion, was found wrapped in a blanket and shot in the head on a train track bridge in Múgica, Michoacán.

That same week, in Villa Madero, Michoacán, the deputy director of the Municipal Police, Gerardo Vázquez Bucio was assassinated while attending a call for family violence (Photo: EFE / Str)

That same week, in Villa Madero, Michoacán, the deputy director of the Municipal Police, Gerardo Vázquez Bucio was assassinated while attending a call for family violence

Last Wednesday at 09:00 hours, the authorities were alerted about a package that appeared to be a human body. Police elements were transferred to the site and cordoned off the area and notified the social representatives.

Personnel from the Expert Services and Crime Scene Unit, as well as elements from the Specialized Unit for the Investigation and Persecution of Homicide, attested to the removal of the body, which was transferred to Semefo for the purposes of the law.

That same week, in Villa Madero, Michoacan, the deputy director of the Municipal Police, Gerardo Vázquez Bucio was assassinated while attending a call for family violence.

According to reports, the manager knocked on the door of the building where family violence was being carried out, the alleged perpetrator opened the door and shot Vázquez Bucio’s head.

The Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG), the most powerful criminal organization in Mexico, has been in the expansion phase in the state for at least 14 months, and it does not seem that anything is going to stop it (Photo: Screenshot)

The Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG), the most powerful criminal organization in Mexico, has been in the expansion phase in the state for at least 14 months, and it does not seem that anything is going to stop it (Photo: Screenshot)

An escort from the police command reacted and fired his weapon against the alleged criminal, hitting him in the neck. Local paramedics treated Vázquez Bucio and tried to transfer him to a regional hospital, although he died on the way. The supposedly responsible person is treated in a local hospital.

Michoacan, located in the central west of the country, is going through the bloodiest moment in its history. The images of the latest confrontations, warnings, deaths, and torture, threaten the weakness of the State that repeats that it is not at war.

He Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG), the most powerful criminal organization in Mexico, has been in an expansion phase in the state for at least 14 months, and nothing seems to stop it. His struggle for power has led to major massacres and operations.

The attempt by the CJNG to seize the land of the avocado has reached the point of challenging the local criminal group, Cartels United. Your war is not a current thing. Juan José Álvarez Farías, Grandpa, absolute leader of the latter organization, operates in Tepalcatepec, Michoacán.

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