Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat
Note: the report has stood all day of seven killed, however breaking news attributed to the attorney generals office has updated the figure to eleven. This reported by "24 Hours"....Chivis
The Attorney General and the Secretary of State for Public Security reported that in the city of Nuevo Laredo were various criminal incidents in the evening of Wednesday 6 and Thursday morning March 7, resulting in the killing of eleven. Of the dead, at least four were innocent by standers.
Additionally, the confrontation left nine wounded, including 2 state police officers, and the arrest of seven people.
Though incomplete, the following are some of the facts as related by the attorney general's office:
The first of the events was recorded at 18:22 am on Wednesday, March 6 in calle Independencia cuadra 15t, between Leona Vicario and Comonfort, Colonia Viveros, where a clash occurred between armed criminals that left three men dead, of which only one is identified.
Two of the bodies were found inside a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta, green color, without license plates, while the third was on the pavement.
Later another fact was reported in the Colonia Victoria with four dead and two wounded, all innocent civilians. In a house at 1108 Pedro J. Mendez Street.
A 63 year old female was found dead while while five others were injured with gunshot wounds. The injured were taken to the IMSS Hospital.
Hours later confirmed the death of a minor, and that of a man aged 48 and a 25 year old woman.
On the morning of Thursday, March 7 reported a clash between police officers and suspects at a home located at number 3703 Bolivar Street, corner of Riva Palacio, Colonia Juarez.
Two ministerial agents were wounded were taken to a hospital for medical attention, while five suspects linked to aggression, have been detained awaiting the Public Prosecutor of the Common Jurisdiction to determine their legal status.
Finally, other events were reported in different parts of the city of Nuevo Laredo, which prompted members of the Ministry of National Defense, Federal and State Police will implement an operation to restore order.