Below is shootout video from Zamora
An overview of events
Dozens of CJNG sicarios in 50 trucks went on a rampage [see previous post here] in the city of Zamora, Michoacán. In the video on Yaqui’s post of the convoy, supposedly one can count 50 trucks which would amount to about 200-300 gunmen.
Three colonias were involved Ex Hacienda del Refugio, El Jericó and Fraccionamiento Río Nuevo.
Three Officers were shot while patrolling Ferrocarrill Street, two later died.
Minutes later another attack on Valle Verde and Jardines de Jerico, resulting in 10 officers being shot and injured and another killed, one of the 10 died at the hospital. Of the ten, eight were municipal officers’ two state police.
|SSP tweet then Doc Mireles response|
First responders were attacked as they raced to the scene.
Two civilians passing through were shot and injured.
The municipal secretary’s home was shot dozens of times, no one was injured.
Five patrol vehicles were showered with bullet impacts.
Multiple vehicles were set afire.
A surveillance security booth was torched
They also set fire to three trucks that were exhibited at the Bikini Car Festival, at the El Chamizal Sports Unit.
AMLO sends in the National Guard
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reports that elements of the National Guard will be deployed to Michoacán, “where violent acts have been recorded and a command of the Jalisco Cartel Nueva Generación (CJNG) took control of the streets of the city of Zamora, last weekend.
The PRD Governor of the entity, Silvano Aureloes, requested the presence of the troops.