In Silao, Guanajuato, at least eight people, including two minors, died in a gunshot attack which was registered on the night of Tuesday, December 28, local authorities reported this day.
- Seven people died at the scene of the attack, and one more in a hospital where she was transferred with injuries. Four other people are hospitalized.
“They all present shots from firearm projectiles.” Among the dead are a 16-year-old girl and a one-year-old baby, added the Guanajuato Prosecutor’s Office.
Through a message on Twitter, the Guanajuato State Attorney General’s Office reported that the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) will carry out the investigation to clarify the crime.
“In relation to the armed attack that occurred in Silao, we have issued an instruction for a special cell of the AIC Guanajuato to take charge of the investigation until its total clarification and arrest of the accused to make them available before a judge.”
- In mid-November, two similar attacks left 11 dead in the municipality of Silao
In Guanajuato, criminal groups fight to control drug trafficking and stolen fuel, among other crimes.