UPDATE: VXT is reporting that Polimenso, did not die, that he was injured and is in serious condition. He is under arrest while being hospitalized.
The Attorney General of Justice of Tamaulipas, reported that in the town of Reynosa, three armed men lost their lives after assaulting soldiers, the confrontation was recorded shortly after 04:00.
The conflict transpired on Hidalgo boulevard, boulevard near Mil Cumbres and Avenida El Pasito, where armed civilians who were traveling in in a late model Tahoe SUV, encountered Mexican Army soldiers performing tours of surveillance. Realizing the presence of the soldiers, the gunmen opened fire as they attempted to flee, but the driver of the Tahoe lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a lamppost.
The gunmen were members of Los Metros, an enforcer group of CDG (Golfo Cartel), including José Ismael Mendoza Falcón, alias "Polimenso" or "Metro 60". Mendoza did not die at the scene and was transferred to a nearby hospital for medical care where he succumbed to his injuries. He had sustained 5 bullet impacts.
The other metros died at the scene of the confrontation.
A photo of a gold handgun made the rounds of social media as belonging to Mendoza, and reported as being seized by authorities at the scene.
Source: VXT and Facebook
Big thanks to "A.C."
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