Two men died and 16 more people were injured during an attack perpetrated at dawn inside the bar Alex Junior, in the city of Uruapan, Michoacan, reported the Secretary of Public Security (SSP) of the state.
According to the first reports, a command came to the establishment that is located in the Ramón Farías neighborhood, in the municipal seat, and attacked those present. It happened at approximately 2 am and the attackers did not distinguish between clients and workers and they were shot equally by all.
The SSP of Michoacán reported through its official Twitter account that “The Michoacán Police, in coordination with personnel from the three levels of government, reinforced security tasks after the events recorded in a bar located in the Ramón Farías de Uruapan neighborhood, where two people were killed and 16 more injureds “.
Among the wounded are at least eight women; all were transferred to hospitals in the city of Uruapan. The assailants managed to flee and so far no detainees have been reported.
It is worth remembering that the National Guard, created in the government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, arrived in mid-2019 to Uruapan and other cities in Michoacán, to combat the violence generated by various criminal groups, including the powerful Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG), which seeks control of the territory.
Videos were recently released in which the CJNG announced its irruption in the state of Michoacán, a territory where cells have been blocked by cells that it promises to fight and bring alleged peace and prosperity to the population.
The cartel led by Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, The Mencho, spread his arrival to the entity in which he has shown the call Cartels United, which groups cells like The Viagras, the New Michoacan Family and the Trojan Whites. The CJNG promises to exterminate these factions to free the people and, in particular, they are directed against Juan José Álvarez Farías, Grandpa.
The recording begins with a greeting from someone who calls himself a friend: “The lord of the roosters or El Señor Mencho” to, supposedly, give a message of tranquility and a better future.
In the first of the clips 13 subjects covered with their faces are observed carrying long weapons and the initials of cartel in a blanket hung behind. They occupy a table to put weapons and ammunition, In addition, the individuals carry other heavy caliber rifles, including three Barret 50 caliber rifles., machine gun of war. They all have a cap, dressed in military tactical gear and camouflage clothing, as if it were an Army detachment.
While in the second recording, with a more leisurely reading, 24 armed men appear. They are in a room that piles them up and likewise, they are shown with rifles and muffled; behind the same blanket hangs, in whose surface is drawn the figure of Michoacán below the four letters of the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel.
Who serves as spokesperson refers that those commanded by The Mencho they don’t kidnap, they don’t steal, they don’t extort or kill innocent people, instead, Those who commit these crimes are those directed by Grandpa Farías. This last capo It has operated in Michoacán since 2009, when it was listed as Plaza Chief of Los Valencia; then he was linked to the Zetas, to the same CJNG, joined as self-defense against The Knights Templar and has returned to illegal activities, presumably in Tepalcatepec.
“The The purpose of getting into this state of Michoacán is to free the people from all those who charge a flat, fees, abuse, kidnap and kill, Who They are attacking the innocent people are the people of the Grandfather Farías, Los Viagras, Guardia Michoacana, Los Blancos de Troya, criminals that we are going to eradicate and with that we will give you freedom to the people of Michoacán ”, warns the CJNG message.
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