Translated by Valor for Borderland Beat
A series of shootouts Saturday morning in Antúnez, municipality of Parácuaro, Michoacán, left three people injured and one dead by gunfire.
The first shootout occurred around 09:00 hours at the main entrance of the community of Tierra Caliente.
An hour later, another shootout occurred near the main square, which stopped for a few moments and then reignited for about 45 minutes. This shootout left three people injured, whose identity are still unknown, and one person dead, who according to the authorities was involved in the shootout.
Hours before, Jesús Barragán, commander of the Fuerza Rural of Uruapan, was injured by armed gunmen, who apparently were trying to kill him, according to authorities of the Attorney General of the State (PGJE) (Procuraduría General de Justicia del Estado).
The status of the police commander was reported as delicate. He is being treated at a hospital in the region under heavy security.