Translated by Yaqui for Borderland Beat from Colectivo Pericue, El Sudcaliforniano
An armed commando opened fire with AK47s in Cabo San Lucas about 6:45 pm last evening in the Zona Centro of this Baja California Sur tourist destination.
Three men were gunned down in the street in one of the first blocks in the central tourist business district near the Taqueria Los Claro's. Traffic was interrupted by emergency and security vehicles as they attempted to attend to the three wounded men and the vehicle in which carried the gunmen disappeared. The area was cordoned off by detectives for the investigation and shell casings located : 7.62x39
Conflicting reports suggest a gunman was walking in the street and surprised the three victims when he opened fire on them and one died at the scene. That man is unidentified.
Simultaneously, another subject was attacked near a hill named El Timbre, witnesses also reporting the sound of Cuernos de Chivos ( AK 47s) . No precise report is available on that incident, but the subject died at the scene and remains unidentified also. Shell casings found nearby , 7.62x39.
At 4:50 pm in the community of Miraflores, north east of CSL, another man was attacked and wounded by bullets, details remain unclear. The man is reported to be 37 years old and from Tijuana, but his name not released.He was transported to the General Hospital, where moments beforehand had arrived a wounded police commander soliciting treatment of gunshot wounds.'
Today, Dec 9 at 6:00 am a body was found on the Transpeninsular Highway, #1 between La Paz and CSL , Km 19, after reports of gunfire. An unidentified man was found with 9 mm gunshots to the head , shell casings found at the scene.
On Tuesday, Dec 7 three men were wounded by 9 mm gunshots in La Paz during a fire fight. Two brothers from the state of Durango, Octavio and Juan Pedro Guereta were wounded and transported to the Salvatierra Hospital in this capital city , while the third man a La Paz native , Martin Javier Talamantes, who was also wounded and taken to the hospital has prior convictions for" crimes against health ".
All three are under police custody but provided the police with the information that there were two cars carrying armed men who attacked them from a white Toyota Corolla and a grey Honda.
9mm shell casings were retrieved and an investigation has begun. The PGR has has promised the detectives all that is necessary to insure the proper investigation.
In addition, yesterday by the Bridge Bramonas, 12 Kms north of Ciudad Constitution, after a report of a possible wrapped cadaver, a massive security presence mobilized to respond, including personnel from the Municipal Public Security and PGR detectives and inspectors. After two hours of an intense search the wrapped and tied up body was discovered and inspected by the SEMEFO forensic specialists.
The body was immediately identified as a black dog, species unknown , but showing no signs of torture despite being tied by wires.