Five young men living in Escobedo were massacred by a group of masked men who surrounded them and shoot them at close range with heavy weapons. In the attack, another youth was injured with a non- life threatening wound and refused to receive medical attention.
So far, none of those executed, ages 17 to 22 years, has been identified. Three of the victims were known by the nicknames of “Micky”, “The Place” and “Meme”.
The quintuple execution was reported around 04:30 pm on Fidel Velazquez Street Extension, between Guadalupe Victoria and Serafin Pena, Colony Ricardo Flores Magon.