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Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Fresnillo, Zacatecas: Two Brothers, Both Minors, Are Murdered

"Sol Prendido" for Borderland Beat

The armed attack occurred in the Barrio Alto neighborhood.

Two brothers, one 16 years old and the other five years old, were killed in an armed attack in the Barrio Alto neighborhood in the municipality of Fresnillo, Zacatecas.

On Monday afternoon, two brothers, one aged five and the other 16, were killed in the Barrio Alto neighborhood in the municipality of Fresnillo, Zacatecas.

After receiving the report through the 911 Emergency System, elements of the Municipal Police and paramedics from the Zacatecas Medical Emergency Network went to the scene, locating a young man with several gunshot wounds in the middle of the street, the paramedics confirmed that he had already died.

Meanwhile, his five-year-old brother, who was wounded in the armed attack, was taken by family members to a private hospital, where he died while receiving medical attention.

Personnel from the State Attorney General's Office opened the corresponding investigation and transferred the bodies to the Forensic Medical Service for the autopsies.

Fresnillo, with the highest perception of insecurity at national level
At national level, Fresnillo is the city with the highest percentage of population that is considered unsafe to live in, according to the National Survey of Urban Public Safety (ENSU) of Inegi.

Ninety-six percent of the population over 18 years of age in Fresnillo considered it unsafe to live in their city, well above the national average (62.1%).


  1. A lot of innocent killings been going on in Fresnillo, i guess it makes sence, since CDS has control

    1. What makes you think they were innocent? Zacatecas youth are involved in cartel activities. Zacatecas is a poverty state. If your low income you either work for the cartel or leave to the United States.

    2. I mean everyone is claiming that cjng runs everything so I’m guessing they did it cds is no more remember ? There like cdg now.

    3. Doubt they have full control, CDG, CDN and Talibanes been there for years don't think they'll be gone completely

    4. All these nut heads above don't know shit about Zac

    5. 8:15 tell us more ūü§Ē

  2. Chapitos in US crosshairs

  3. Is there any idea as to why they were targeted?


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