A few days ago group of sicarios engaged in a firefight with the Mexican military in Apaxtla de Castrejon, Guerrero.
In the confrontation the military managed to kill three sicarios, however it was unknown to what criminal group they belonged to. Authorities just recently confirmed that the dead were members of La Familia Michoacana.
They also reported that four women were apprehended and are identified as Felipa Flores Quezada, 27, Edith Parra Pineda, 19, Leticia Morales Vallejo, 18, and Ausencia Elimas Viveros, 19. The women said that they only prepared the food for the sicarios. It was also learned that three juveniles are being held.
The military managed to secure five AK-47 assault rifles, seven AR-15 assault rifles, an AR-180 rifle, a 270mm caliber rifle, five 12-gauge shotguns, three .22 caliber rifles, 12 semi-auto handguns, a 22-caliber submachine gun, a fragmentation grenade, ammunition, magazines, 20 military-style shirts, 20 military-style pants, 15 military-style hats, three bulletproof vests, 11 tactical vests in black, seven green tactical vests; 1,026 kilos of Cocaine, 9,376 kilos of opium gum, radio equipment, and six vehicles.