The attack happened on Highway 15 in the vicinity of San Blas, in the municipal of Navolato, Sinaloa. Ministerial police sources confirmed it.
According to preliminary information, the incident took place at around 9:00pm, when the young man was traveling in a Cherokee SUV, were he was attacked by a commando who shot dozens of times at the vehicle with 'Ak-47 '.
The shooting caused the vehicle to catch fire and roll off the asphalt, were the unit was positioned from east to west with the body of the 18 year old still inside. The victim had a residence in the colony of Alcanfore, a sugar cane town.
It was established that his mother Berthila Luz Carrillo arrived at the scene, who then identified the body.
The area was sealed off by elements of different state corporations and Mexican army troops.
Unofficially reported, that in recent days an older brother of the victim was picked up by a group of armed men, but was released hours later.