A group of armed subjects shot and killed five people on the night of this Sunday, September 15, prior to the El Grito, inside the bar “Las Rosas” (some local media handle the names of “Doña Rosa” or “Rossana”) , located in the community of Luis Pérez Gil, or Rancho Estancia Vieja of the municipality of Centro, whose municipal center is the town of Villahermosa, in the state of Tabasco.
According to local media, the group of armed men entered the commercial establishment, near the Villahermosa-Reforma highway, and then headed towards a group of people who were drinking beer, sitting at a table. It is presumed that the perpetrators fled in two vehicles with direction toward Chiapas. No one has been identified at this time or motive known.
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Personnel of the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) arrived at the scene to take the bodies and transfer another three injured people to a nearby hospital.
In addition, the road was closed to traffic and the case was turned to the experts of the State Attorney General’s Office , who have already carried out the corresponding investigations and transferred the bodies to the forensic medical service for the necropsy of the law.
The elements of the National Guard also arrived at the scene, who coordinated with elements of the State Police to carry out the corresponding investigations.
So far the motive of the attack is unknown , as well as the number of attackers and the route and means in which they fled the place after perpetrating the aggression.
This is the second attack in the municipality of Centro during the weekend, Saturday an official of the Intelligence Unit of the State Police of Tabasco was shot to death.
The official – who had served as director of the Cárdenas Municipal Police – was traveling in the company of two people in a van on the Villahermosa Peripheral, when a group of armed men aboard another vehicle tried to intercept him.
In an attempt to escape the attack, the police commander named Guadalupe Domínguez, managed to reach the entrance of a bar called “Hybrid”, where he received several shots, although his companions were unharmed and the attackers fled the scene.