Photo: Gunfight between Cartel Members and Police
New images circulating on the web show the shootout between a group of cartel members and police in the municipality left three dead. Those killed included the Public Safety supervisor Ruben Landeros Gerardo Roo.
According to reports by the authorities who were present, the shooting began around 6:00 pm yesterday when the city police personnel received a citizen report which warned of gun blasts in the colony The Pipón, on the outskirts of the town.
The officers arrived to the intersection of Pipón and Eve, where they were greeted with bullets by a group of subjects who took shelter in an address from where they continued firing with automatic weapons .Two grenades were detonated and causing shrapnel injuries to some police elements.
The gunfire lasted over three hours and to control the situation it was necessary for elements of the Commissioner of Public Safety of the State to respond with armored units. The attorney general, Luis Carlos Najera Gutierrez de Velasco, moved to the site where he oversaw the area and the care of the wounded.
Near the shooting occurred there is a school of the Center for Science and Technology of Jalisco, where about 300 students had to hide from the gunfire.
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