Mexico City.- Last Friday, September 20th, Mexico recorded the most violent day so far this year. According to data from the Inter-Agency Group of the Federal Government, there were 114 victims of intentional homicide that day, the highest figure of 2019.Until then the most violent day was June 8, when there were 113 victims.
Last Friday, Jalisco was the entity with the highest number of victims, with 18, followed by Guanajuato with 15, Morelos with 10, Baja California and Chihuahua with 9 each, and Michoacán and Guerrero with 6 each. On that day 17 bags with an undetermined number of corpses were found on a site in the Municipality of Tala, Jalisco.In Tlaquepaque there were four crimes: in Colonia Francisco Silva Romero was found a charred man and another body in a state of decomposition , in the Artisan Colony a body wrapped in bags was located, and another person was shot dead in the La Scissor colony.
In Guadalajara, a motorist was shot dead in front of his wife. On the same day a command attacked the facilities of the Attorney General’s Office of Guanajuato in the Municipality of Celaya, leaving one dead and three injured. The execution of a former municipal policeman on board a vehicle in the municipality of Apaseo el Alto was also reported.
In the community of Ojo Zarco, Municipality of Apaseo el Grande, three bodies were located accompanied by a cardboard with a message from a criminal group. A body was abandoned under a bridge of the Metropolitan Axis, at the height of the Tepetate del Gallo Village, in the Purísima del Rincón Municipality.In Cuernavaca, Morelos six young people between 20 and 25 years old were shot dead inside a house.
In terms of security, we inherited a very decomposed and tame Mexico. We are addressing the root causes that caused the problem and working every day to achieve peace. pic.twitter.com/ckuBdtkcUd — Andrés Manuel (@lopezobrador_)
August 26, 2019
At the municipal head of Tetecala, the bodies of two men aged between 15 and 18 were found with gunshot impacts. In Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, one man was killed aboard his van, another on the public road and one more inside his home in the Closed Park Fraction.In a hospital, a man who was shot dead in Colonia Francisco I. Madero. Madero. , while a corpse wrapped in a blanket was located in a vacant site of Colonia Lomas del Valle.
In Tijuana, Baja California, a 25-year-old man was killed in a hotel parking lot; the victim was identified as Ronaldo Alexis Huerta Nuño, nephew of Pablo Edwin Huerta Nuño, alias «El Flaquito», alleged leader of the alliance of the Arellano Félix and Jalisco Generación cartels.In Uruapan, Michoacán, two armed subjects murdered four men inside the California Grill bar.