An armed attack in the Santa María neighborhood of the Irapuato municipality claimed the lives of eight people; one of there these women.
According to what was reported by the Municipality’s Secretariat for Citizen Security, the incident occurred minutes after 10:05 p.m. this Saturday when armed men arrived at a home located on Santa Carolina Street, where a group of people lived together. in the garage of the place.
When the security elements arrived at the house located on Santa Carolina Street, seven men and one woman were found with injuries apparently caused by a firearm, for which the support of ambulances was requested.
Paramedics arrived at the place and the injured people were assessed and it was confirmed that they no longer showed vital signs; After the attack, elements of the municipal police, as well as the National Guard, undertook an operation in which a truck was secured in the North Bypass, in which the alleged assailants were apparently traveling.
It was residents of the area who alerted the authorities through a call to the emergency number, where they said they had heard detonations by firearms for several minutes.
At the scene of the attack, agents of the Public Ministry began investigations to clarify the case, while SEMEFO personnel carried out the transfer of the bodies to carry out the required autopsy.
Authorities condemn attack in Irapuato
The Irapuato Citizen Security Secretariat condemned the attack that occurred on Saturday night, where unfortunately eight people lost their lives, including a woman, in the Santa María neighborhood.
Through a statement, the Secretariat for Citizen Security reported that it gave notice to the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) who will take charge of the investigations and will collaborate, as required, to assist in the clarification of this fact and bring those responsible for this attack to justice.
In this regard, the Secretary of State Government, Libya Denisse García Muñoz Ledo, through a twit said: “From @gobiernogto we condemn the unfortunate event that occurred tonight in the municipality of Irapuato, we have established communication with the Municipal President @Ortiz_Irapuato and we work in a coordinated way with @SeguridadGto and @FGEGUANAJUATO to find those responsible “.