No one is sure!  They execute three policemen in Fresnillo, Zacatecas

Zacatecas.- Three Zacatecas policemen were executed during an armed confrontation against alleged organized crime group in the municipality of Fresnillo during the afternoon of this Tuesday, January 11, according to reports published by the State Public Security Secretariat.

The events occurred around 3:00 p.m. in the Lomas de la Fortuna neighborhood. After the confrontation, residents of the same municipality continued to hear detonations of firearms, for which it is believed that there were two confrontations.

“The operational deployment of the corporation of the three levels of government is maintained,” highlighted the dependence on the entity that rose to third place in executions of Security agents in 2021.

According to information from local media, the security officers were traveling aboard a patrol-type van on Zinc Street, when crossing Esmeralda Street and near Bronce, they were intercepted by armed individuals who fired at the driver’s side of the unit.

The patrol was left with several bullet holes in the windshield, the glass and the pilot’s door. This unit was crossed in the middle of the road, while one of the body of one of its occupants ended up face down on the sidewalk.

Elements of the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), Investigative Police from the Zacatecas Prosecutor’s Office and the National Guard traveled to the crime scene to secure the area and initiate the corresponding investigations.

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The mayor of Fresnillo, Saúl Monreal Ávila, has not commented on this crime despite the fact that in the past he denounced the high rates of violence in the Zacatecan municipality.

Federal authorities registered seven intentional homicides in Zacatecas until Monday, January 10 of this year.

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