On Friday night, 13 people were killed and four others were seriously injured by an armed group that invaded a private area in the southern part of the country. Vera Cruz.
According to police reports, at 9:00 p.m. on Friday night, armed individuals entered a restaurant where a party was held in the oil municipality of Minatitlan.
The hired assassins entered the palapa of La Potra, located in Colonia Obrera, where – according to witnesses – they were trying to address a subject.
However, those who attended the party tried to prevent the person from being removed from the venue.
In response, the armed group opened fire on the assistants, killing – according to preliminary reports – 13 people.
The fatalities would be five women, seven men and one child; In addition, four injured, three men and one woman were reported.
The Secretary of Public Security, Hugo Gutiérrez Maldonado, reported that a strong agent was deployed to find the attackers.
Federal and state forces have implemented a strong search and capture operation for those responsible for events in Minatitlán.
We also request the @FGE_Veracruz To perform the corresponding search process.
– Hugo Gutiérrez Maldonado (@HGutierrez_M) April 20, 2019
He also asked the State Attorney General for his assistance in investigating the facts and finding those responsible for the attack.