Rafael Arreguín Landínoperational director of Public Security of Villa de Álvarez, a conurbation municipality of the capital of Colima, He was shot to death this Thursday morning after leaving his home.
The attack occurred in the vicinity of Niños Héroes Avenue, in the Los Ángeles neighborhood.from Colima, when the element was traveling in a white van; although he was found alive after the attack against him, he died while receiving medical attention.
“This intolerable action is a sign of the great decomposition that we have experienced in the security issue in recent years, where those who act loyally and bravely in the performance of their duties also expose their security and imminently risk their lives,” the city council said in a statement.
The municipal administration expressed its condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of the police commandparticularly to his wife and children, with whom he promised to provide institutional support, “as merited by attending to the memory of those who served Villa de Álvarez with dedication, responsibility and loyalty.”
In addition, it demanded that the State Attorney General’s Office that all the necessary investigations be carried out to clarify this fact.
Since last February 7, when violence erupted in the capital of Colima due to the rupture between the New Generation Cartel and the criminal group called “Los Mezcales”, 10 elements of different security corporations have been assassinated in the statefour of them were part of the Municipal Police of Villa de Álvarez.
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