The Governor of Jalisco, Enrique Alfaroreported that the bodies of three people who were allegedly involved in a armed conflict happened this Sunday afternoon in the municipality of Mazamitla.
The official explained that a security operation had been deployed with elements of the State Police, the National Guard and the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) to find and capture those responsible.
The bodies of three alleged participants with firearm impacts were located. We continue with the presence of the @SSeguridadJal (Secretariat of Security of Jalisco), @GN_MEXICO_ (the National Guard) and @SEDENAmx (the Secretariat of National Defense) throughout the region,” the Jalisco governor wrote on his social networks.
Around 3:18 p.m. this May 1, the Security Secretariat of Jalisco He called on the population to travel with caution in the municipality of Mazamitla in the face of a “confrontation between criminal groups.”
The local unit reported that land and air patrols were ordered in the area in order to locate those who were involved in the shooting.
Meanwhile, the governor of Jalisco detailed on his Twitter account that the Security elements removed “three blockades at different points in the area,” without specifying their location, and that two fires were detected “that the criminals started to complicate the search efforts.”
Subsequently, the local Security Secretariat explained that the bodies of the three men, confirmed by Alfaro, were located in the Campo Verde subdivision, who presumably died from gunshot wounds. The agency said that an investigation folder has already been started on this case.
At 6:00 p.m., Alfaro confirmed through Twitter that the clashes had ceased and the municipality was “under the control of the security forces” and the communication routes were released.
The Security Secretariat of Jalisco He explained that both the residential and tourist areas of the municipality of Mazamitla are calm and under the protection of the state police. “Secretary Juan Bosco Agustín Pacheco Medrano supervises the area,” he reported on the official Twitter account.
The municipality of #Mazamitla It is calm, both the residential and tourist areas are under the protection of the State Police and the situation is calm. Secretary Juan Bosco Agustín Pacheco Medrano supervises the area. There are no effects on citizenship.
– Jalisco Security Secretariat (@SSeguridadJal)
May 1, 2022