Six people died and two others were injured this Saturday by the shooting attack perpetrated by a commando on workers of a chicken farm in the troubled state of Guerrero, southeast of Mexicoreported the regional prosecutor’s office.
authorities investigate “the events that occurred in Petaquillas (Guerrero) where two people were injured with a firearm and five males and one female were deprived of their lives”The Guerrero prosecutor’s office reported on Twitter, without giving more details.
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Local information media reported that the woman is a 14-year-old girl and that the perpetrators were carrying long weapons.
The commando went to the warehouse and without saying a word opened fire on the employees of the farm production and sale of chickens, located next to the federal highway Mexico-Acapulco, from the town of Petaquillas, near a military checkpoint.
Police and National Guard corporations cordoned off the area.
Guerrero, with Pacific coasts, is one of the most violent areas of Mexicodue to confrontations between drug traffickers and between them and security forces.
Mexico Accumulate 340,000 homicides since the fight against drugs was militarized in 2006, according to the authorities, who attribute most of the murders to organized crime.