The Secretariat of Guerrero Public Safety reported on Saturday that there was a confrontation between armed civilians and state police in the city of Iguala, where five people died.
The events occurred around 2:00 p.m. in the vicinity of the Iguala-Cuernavaca federal highway, at the height of the toll booth, according to the official report.
In a statement, the state agency reported that elements of the Guerrero State Police They were carrying out surveillance actions in two official patrol cars marked with numbers 533 and 570, when they “heard” shots.
The state police officers detected a black Jetta car with Morelos state license plates. Presumably the crew members began to attack the uniformed men with firearms.
Later, he started a manhunt which ended up in the Villas del Rey neighborhood.
As a result of the confrontation, five armed civilians were killed. It should be noted that the bodies of the five deceased persons had gunshot wounds in the back, according to local media.
In this regard, the SSP issued a statement in which it assured that the murdered persons were carrying long and short weapons, in addition to He assured them weapons and tactical equipment.
In the alleged confrontation, no uniformed man was injured, says the official bulletin. There were also no people arrested for these events.
The State Public Security Secretariat reported that it maintains surveillance actions in the municipality of Iguala.