At least seven of the bodies on board the truck were found on a dirt road located in the Ejido Tierra Alta near the town of Loma Bonita which is located on the border between the states of Oaxaca and Veracruz.
The Secretary of Public Security of Oaxaca, Javier Rueda, confirmed that the group of people went out hunting, when they were caught by an armed commando.
Two of the victims were shot execution-style and the rest were sprayed with gunfire to avoid leaving witnesses.
It was reported that in the place of slaughter authorities recovered numerous amount of spent casings apparently from a .223 caliber.
All the bodies were found in the rear bed of the truck, a black Chevrolet.
According to Rueda, was a native of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua and another was from Merida, although there are other victims from the state of Veracruz and one was from Mexico State.
"We believe that the attack was directed against two individuals with the direct shot to the head and the others were killed as to not leave any witnesses," he said.
For its part, the Attorney General of Oaxaca María de la Luz Candelaria Chiñas, acknowledged to have identified possible suspects of the multiple homicides, as they had an eye witness testimony of the incident from a surviving victim of the attack, this same witness is now in guarded protection at a local hospital.