UPDATE: The full story, I think, from Hotel Las Vegas Bar and other attacks in the surrounding area including a neighboring business of the bar in which a man was killed. 13 in total for The Bloody Friday Seige in Guerrero see below.
The attack by gunmen in the Hotel Las Vegas Bar and a neighboring business, located behind the town hall of the municipality, left at least five members of the Federal Police (PF) dead and three civilians killed, with 4 wounded. Also in the Sierra de Ajuchitlán, it was revealed that four people were killed by organized crime members.
It all started around 11:30 pm last Friday, where off duty PF officers were inside the bar. At some point assassins entered and blasted AK47s targeting the officers but also hitting civilians at surrounding tables. After the shootout they fled in trucks
At the scene four men were killed, two of them belonging to the PF, and were identified as Edwin Lopez and Hector Casanova Escribano Escribano, the other two, civilians, names are unknown.
Paramedics and Emergency Medical Rescue arrived at the facility to assist those wounded, who were taken in ambulances, however, three of them died before receiving medical attention and were recognized as José Benito Velazquez, Jose Mariano Juanchi and Anuar Santa Maria Ortega of who are PF.
Wounded survivors are: Toribio Gorrostieta Arzate, a teacher and his neighbor Conafe Cutzamala de Pinzón, Jose Fernando Aparicio Alcantar, 23 years old and Moscosa Samuel Nieto, 25, of the latter two are PF members.
Two individuals declined medical attention but received bullet friction leg wounds, as was the case for an unknown number of persons said to be military.
Directly after the attack on the bar, criminals attacked a neighboring business and killed Wilber Pineda Pineda, 30 years old.
The violence did not stop there, ministerial authorities received a report that the Sierra de Ajuchitlán, municipality of Coyuca de Catalán, four others were killed by hit men of organized crime.
Simultaneously, in the Lomas del Valle, the occupants of a van opened fire on the frontage of the home marked with “60”, but fortunately there were no casualties.
5 members of PF killed
3 Civilians Killed
4 wounded needing hospitalization
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Photo sources for the bottom 3 from Esquenia Agencia
Sources used to write this post: CB WEB, IM Noticias Radio, PorEsto