Celaya, Guanajuato – Armed hitmen entered a church in Pelavacas, a town of Celaya Guanajuato while a wedding was taking place.
Local media and comments from people on social networks have unofficially confirmed the deaths of 4 people who were killed in the church. A woman killed was said to be the sister of Jose Yepez “El Marro” leader of the Santa Rosa De Lima Cartel. In addition she was also the bride. [ Karem Lizbeth Yépez Ortiz]
Also in this armed attack the groom was kidnapped. It’s being said he was the regional boss who had close connections to El Marro, the Cartel Santa Rosa de Lima leader whose whereabouts are unknown.
Social networks report of armed people and a shooting in Celaya.
Reports of attacks in various areas of Celaya. An armed attack in the Prados de Naranjal Colonia leaves 2 males dead. Armed people arrived in 2 vehicles, get off and shoot them.
A code red has been implemented asking the citizens not to go out in the evening, reprisals are expected in clubs, bars, canteens, and against people driving around in tinted cars.
Precaution for all of Guanajuato. It’s rumored that the person kidnapped in the shooting 3 hours earlier in the day is a brother of Marro, the criminal leader of the Cartel Santa Rosa de Lima. Threats have been made against the municipal and ministerial police. Reprisals are expected. Armed people have been reported on the Pan-American highway entrance and exit. Semar, Sedena, and Federal Police have mobilized. Warnings have gone out to everyone not to travel to Celaya. Avoid the area. There is a strong mobilization in the area.
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