2 Cancun Police Officers Attacked, 1 Dead, 1 Wounded 1MPD Reward Offered

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             Authorities offer 1 MDP for those responsible for attack against police in Cancun, QRoo

Just one week after an inspector of the State Police was executed in Cancun after being kidnapped and tortured, two motor- cycle policemen were shot yesterday morning and one apparently died.

According to preliminary reports, three subjects attacked the municipal police of Benito Juárez, killing one and leaving another badly injured.

The attack was reported to the emergency number 911. At 11 am the red code was activated for the attempted murder of two municipal police of the Single Command who were traveling on  motorcycles of the municipal Public Security Secretariat.

The armed aggression, for which one policeman died and another was injured, happened in the vicinity  of the La Joya subdivision, at the height of Supermanzana 254.
The Government of Quintana Roo through the Ministry of Public Security offers a reward of one million pesos to those who provide information on those responsible for the attack in Cancun.
The elements circulating on motor cycles were attacked by hitmen traveling in a van presumably a Ford Escape SUV.

The security elements were transferred to the General Hospital , where one of them, Albin López Valenzuela, died . In the chase, the hitmen’s truck was abandoned on Supermanzana 255.
Secretary Alberto Capella Ibarra published through his social networks photos of the vehicle that is presumed to be the one used by the aggressors; indicated the amount offered by the government for the information and requested to make the complaint via 089.

Intense search for hitmen:
As part of the red code , elements of different corporations arrived in search of the attackers, who left a black suv abandoned near a ridge.

So far the authorities have not officially confirmed the death of the agent, who would be the second executed in the last two weeks,  José Antonio Archie Yama, inspector of the State Police of Quintana Roo was murdered. Albín’s partner is in serious condition in the hospital.


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