A young entrepreneur resisted who resisted being abducted was executed along with three waiters and the cashier of the La Palma restaurant. The cashier was pregnant according to official sources.
The restaurant is located in the downtown, at the intersection of Avenida Obregon and Calle Venezuela, four blocks from City Hall. The incident occurred sometime after 10 PM on Wednesday night, but no details were released until today.
The shooting occurred where dining tables are assembled outside the restaurant, in a closed off area of the eatery. The diners who occupied the tables inside were not subjected to the attack.
The restaurant normally closes at 11:00, and due to the cold weather patrons were not sitting at the outdoor tables, however 3 waiters and the owner were preparing for closing outdoors, when at least 5 armed men arrived and tried to kidnap the 35 year old owner, who resisted and tried to escape, prompting one of the gunmen to shoot him.
The three waiters were then shot by the other gunmen, as one went inside the diner to the bar where the cashier was working the cash register, and shot her.
She was eight months pregnant.