Four soldiers were arrested who are allegedly responible in the shooting attack of a family that was traveling on the road of Monterrey-Laredo. The shooting left two dead and five wounded.
The Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA) reported that the soldiers that were apprehended were the Captain of the Second Infantry Cruz Nunez Valdez, a corporal of infantry Valerio Lucas Hernández, and two ground infantry soldiers José Antonio Rosado Vázquez and Antonio Ramírez Pérez.
The Attorney General of Military Justice explained that they sought evidence in the preliminary investigation that led to investigation number 7ZM/105/2010/ that resulted in determining the role of the soldiers who were found to be responsible for the violent attack against Mexican citizens causing their death.
For that reason the Second Military Court issued arrest warrants against the soldiers involved, who were immediately transferred yesterday to a military prison.
The facts of the incident took place on September 5, 2010 when seven members of a family returning from a party in Salinas Victoria and headed to San Nicolás in a gray Malibu a military convoy caught up to them and ask them to stop, but for some reason they did not immediately stopped. The soldiers then fired at the vehicle with automatic weapons causing the death of Alejandro León Castellanos of 15 years of age and his father Vicente Leon Ramirez, 52. Other passengers in the vehicle were injured