The Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) confirmed that Two people died in the shooting this morning recorded in Mazamitla.
Early this Saturday another shooting was reported in the municipality of Mazamitla. She is serious the second that occurs in that municipality this monthbecause on May 1 there was another one that left three civilians dead.
“This morning a security event was recorded on the highway that leads from Tuxcueca to Mazamitla, the Secretary of State Security reports that it maintains its surveillance and patrol in the area, in coordination with federal and municipal authorities”commented the Government of Jalisco through that agency in a tweet.
The exchange of bullets would be between elements of the Police and armed civilians.
Videos are already circulating on social networks where the shots can be heard.
the first shootout
On May 1 there was another armed confrontation in this municipality, in which three civilians died from firearms..
The events occurred around 1:50 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, outside a nightclub or bar located on Carretera Quitupan la Cofradía, kilometer 24+200, in the town of La Estacada, in Mazamitla.
The municipal president, Jorge Magaña, asked the citizens to stay in their homes and not expose themselves in public places.
The Government of Jalisco confirmed that day that a confrontation had broken out between armed civilians and authorities and pointed out that a deployment of elements of the State Police, National Guard and Sedena was carried out, in addition to aerial monitoring.
The mayor explained the day after the violence that the events corresponded to disputes between criminal groups.
The Jalisco Prosecutor’s Office announced that at the site of the shooting Two vehicles were secured with impacts from firearm projectiles, a truck door, which had armor, and more than a thousand firearm shell casings.or, both outside and inside the business where the shooting would have started.