The First Criminal Court in Morelia issued a formal arrest warrant forLuis Antonio Torres,alias "el Americano".
At 4:30PM Judge Consuelo López read her decision, charging El Americano and the 9 men who turned themselves in, of aggravated murder, citing the group of being responsible for 10 of the 11 deaths.
She ordered formal imprisonment for Americano and his group.
Judge López, reported that not only was Americano at the scene, but he was a participant in the shootout and fired a weapon. He also tested positive for gunshot residue on his right hand.
Only a fraction of persons from Americano’s group have turned themselves in, there is a total of 15 others who had warrants issued against them, they remain at large.
She said that it had not yet been determined who began the conflict.