Banda norteno singing artist Jesus "El Travieso" Quintero was reported to have been killed in the community of Tierra Blanca in Culiacan, Sinaloa. He was just 27 years of age.
The incident was reported at around 1730 hours in the street Matias Lazcano, near the intersection of Economistas and Sociologos. Police were called to the scene and arrived at the address 2236 where they were directed to the body of the victim. The victim was that of a male and was later identified as Jose de Jesus Quintero Salas, resident of the community of Villa Universidad.
It soon discovered that the victim was that of the norteno singer "El Travieso" Quintero who hails from Sinaloa and has had numerous romantic hits in the Mexican music industry.
According to an unconfirmed source at the scene, the victim was intercepted by several men inside a vehicle, who blocked his path, while the victim was walking in the street Matias Lazcano. One of the occupants chased the victim on foot while armed with a 38 Special handgun. The victim then fled to his residence and the assailant chased him to the backyard where the victim was shot several times causing his immediate death. The men then managed to flee on their vehicle undetected.
Source: El Debate