Today the Baja California’s attorney general’s office confirmed the death of Rogelio Brambila Lizárraga, a singer of the Tijuana Norteño band "Los Plebes de Arranke".
He was murdered in the early hours of Saturday. He was killed on Manuel M. Flores Street in the Montebello division of the border city of Tijuana. His body, in a sitting position, was discovered inside a white Audi with gunshot wounds. There were several bullet impacts on the vehicle body and windshield.
The Tijuana based group "Los Plebes de Arranke" is known for composing and singing corridos that are in reference to the Arellano Felix Cartel.
The Twenty-two year old was asleep at home when he received a phone call at 1 a.m., that caused him to leave his residence. He told his family he was leaving; “to buy tacos”.
Shell casings from 9mm and .40 caliber weapons were found at the scene.