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“El Brujo” member of the “Sinaloa Cartel” was the target of the attack: his wife and child a small child also died. Guaymas/San Carlos is usually a very peaceful port city on the banks of the Sea of Cortez.
An armed attack on a family left at least three people dead, including a girl, and five wounded, in events that occurred in the sector known as Las Playitas, in the Puerto of Guaymas. At around 10:00 a.m. this Sunday, July 12, an armed attack was reported against a blue Ford Escape van, where more than ten people were traveling.
The unit received multiple bullet wounds from a heavy caliber firearm that killed the couple leading the driver and a 9-year-old girl.
Juan Francisco Herrera Ortiz, 34-year-old “El Brujo”, was the target of the attack. He is a member of the Sinaloa Cartel. He had a criminal record organized crime and attempted murder.
The Sonora Security Bureau reported on social networks that “in the face of the armed aggression in Guaymas, which results in three people being killed, corporations from all three levels of government are currently carrying out an operation to search for those responsible.”
“The security corporations have raised their level of alert in that port, due to the events that occurred this morning, from which a person with an “important” criminal record was murdered,” he published.
Hours later it was reported that members of the Coordination Table for Peace and Security of the State of Sonora collaborate with joint operational actions and the Prosecutor’s Office and AMIC are investigating the events, to find the probable perpetrators, where five people were injured and three were killed in the armed aggression.
The dead included: Juan Francisco “N.”, “El Brujo”, 35 years old, Nayeli “N.”, 30, and a 9-year-old girl.
In addition, four minors, between 2 and 15 years old, were injured, as well as Joselyn Saraí “N.”, 21 years old.
A 2-year-old girl was unhurt.