Mazatlan police involved in shoot out detained after innocent women died in the crossfire


A woman was killed by a stray bullet

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- At the disposal of the Public Ministry are the elements of the Municipal Public Security Secretariat that participated in the crossfire on La Marina Avenue, at dawn this Thursday, where a “stray bullet” caused the death of woman who was passing through the area, reported Juan Ramón Alfaro Gaxiola.

The head of the Municipal Public Security Secretariat said that the events were recorded at 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, at a checkpoint that was established on La Marina Avenue.

“They stopped a vehicle on La Marina Avenue, this vehicle ignored, seeing the elements, (the driver) accelerated the march, as soon as they stop these people, they hear some detonations of weapons and the elements repel the aggression, the vehicle runs away, and the elements get into their units for the pursuit ”, he explained.

The official commented that at the time of the persecution, an injured person was reported at the El Conchi clinic, who minutes later lost his life.

“My condolences to the family, is a human loss of a woman, unfortunately, because she was at the exact moment where this aggression against the elements occurred, and unfortunately this fact happened,” he stressed.

The police chief pointed out that after this event, a white vehicle was found with the doors open, with bullet holes and with shells inside, on La Marina Avenue.

“The elements are now doing the informative part, we are waiting for the Public Ministry, if a process against the elements is going to be carried out, go ahead, because they were also protecting their physical integrity because they were attacked, but if there is a part that corresponds to them of responsibility, it is going to proceed against them ”, he affirmed.


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