Mexico Violence: Police Find 16 Bodies With Signs Of Torture…
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**Asterisk denotes death involving a police officer or a member of the military serving in that capacity. Some items may be from notirex.com, lapoliciaca.com or historiasdelnarco.com. Some incidents of violence may not be included here due to the large number of death reports.
SAN LUIS POTOSI
On Saturday, seven young people were executed. Four were outside and 3 within a home. Unofficially, two others were wounded. Other reports say one of the victims was just 12 years old.
APODACA, NUEVO LEON
A man and his son were shot and killed, after being pursued by gunmen. The son’s wife was shot 8 times, which include one in the head, one on his right shoulder, three in the back, two on the right side and one in the right thigh. Her condition is reported to be grave. Investigators recovered at least 49 shell casings, and determined the father and son were shot at least 15 times each. Because the shootings were close to the victims residences, relatives quickly came to the scene.
A shootout between federal police and gunmen left 5 dead: 1 federal officer, an innocent taxi driver passing by, and 3 bad guys. A passenger in the taxi was wounded. The police were on patrol when they came under fire, and responded, killing their attackers. (Note US state’s names on van.)
State police have captured Felipe De Jesús Gastélum Castro, aka: “El Fagot” or “El Vaquero or “El Felipillo”, wanted in the killings of several police officers. He is believed involved in the executions of over 40 people.
In a 12 hour period, there were 10 people killed here in this capital city.
Mexico Violence: Police Find 16 Bodies With Signs Of Torture