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17 Killed in Chihuahua over the weekend.

Monday, February 20, 2017 18:50
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Posted by DD, republished in part from El Manana

DD: The headlines concerning cartels and volence lately have been mostly about cartels realigning and capos being arrested or killed in the southern states of Mexico.  Meanwhile,, without the headlines.  it has been business as usual in the border states.- most violence since 2010. 

n the central area of ​​Álvaro Obregón was located a burned Cherokee SUV,  and in the community of La Quemada was found pickup Silverado, white. Photo: Agencia Reforma 
Chihuahua, Mexico.- Seventeen people were executed this weekend in Chihuahua : six in the capital, nine in Ciudad Juárez and three in the highlands, where there was also a shooting with more than 2,000 shots fired, reported the Attorney General’s Office State.  (DD: I know that adds up to 18, but that is report from the state Atty. Gen. office – math is not their strong suit). 

In Chihuahua , this Sunday a woman was shot dead in the streets Paseos de Azteca and Pastizal in the Colonia Paseos de Camino Real.

Also in the capital, another woman was found murdered on a dirt road in Colonia Granjas del Valle.

As early as Saturday morning, a man was executed while sleeping in a house in Colonia Sol de Oriente.

In addition, a woman was killed and a man was injured when a bullet hit outside of an address in Colonia 2 de Octubre.

Another homicide was registered in the Colony 20th Anniversary, where a subject died from gunshots in a mechanic’s workshop.

During the night of Saturday, one man died and another one was wounded in a bullet attack in the Proletarian Unit Colony.

In Ciudad Juárez, meanwhile, on Saturday morning, a woman was executed in Colonia Carlos Castillo Peraza when she left her home.

Also on Saturday, before noon, two men were shot to death while attending a food stall in El Mezquital Fraccionamiento.

In another incident, one man was killed and another wounded in an armed attack on Francisco Pimentel Street in Colonia Álvaro Obregón.

While on Friday night, a dentist died in a hospital after being shot in the parking lot of his office in a shopping plaza on Avenida Paseo de la Victoria and almost Camino Viejo in San Jose.

In addition, the Attorney General’s Office in the north reported the finding of three bones in a house in Colonia Azteca, after the arrest of a man who provided data on the existence of bodies in the home.

It was also reported that in a bullet attack recorded on February 15 at a hairdresser on the streets of September 16 and Cadmio, one of the wounded was a minor and died in a hospital.

The child was identified as Christopher Giovanni Ramirez, 14, a student in Technical High School number 1, who had come to have his hair cut. He was buried on Saturday.

In the mountainous area of Chihuahua , on Friday, a man was reported to have been inside a green 2000 Volkswagen Jetta, on the Bocoyna to Creel road, at kilometer 75 and a half.

He was identified as Luis Bernardo Chacón Olivas, 35 years old. The FGE reported that the vehicle had a theft report in Cuauhtemoc.

Also on Friday reported the finding of a man shot dead in a sawmill in the community of Santa Rita,in the municipality of Madera.

The body was about 30 meters from the entrance of the sawmill, covered with a white sheet, and in place were secured six bushings of a .38 caliber super gun.

In the community of Álvaro Obregón, known as Rubio, in the Municipality of Cuauhtémoc, there was a confrontation during which more than 2 thousand shots of weapons of different calibres were made,according to the FGE.

“It was possible to establish that 2,446 gunshots were carried out on the site, such as R-15, AK 47, 40-caliber pistols and 308 assault rifle,” the agency said.

The shooting which left two people injured,, a police officer and the driver of a trailer, was registered at 3:00 p.m. on Friday.  (DD;  nearly 2500 shots fired and only 2 people injured – either bad math again or sicarios who were really bad shots). Five abandoned vehicles with a robbery report were located at the site.

The municipal agent was identified as Eidy Guadalupe Saucedo Holguín, 19 years of age, domiciled in the Anahuac section.

“He told investigators that he was circulating in a public security patrol of that section to attend to  the report of shooting when he was hit by the bullets,” said the FGE.

He said he was able to drive the patrol to Colombia Street and Rubio road in Cuauhtémoc, where he received the support of Red Cross paramedics.

The agent had multiple gunshot wounds on his chest, neck and legs and was then transferred to a hospital.


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