Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat
A massacre was registered inside
the La Cabaña del Toro bar, in the municipality of Jaral del Progreso, Guanajuato, after an armed commando entered
and murdered 11 people. It is located in the Bajío (lowlands)
of the state of Guanajuato
In preliminary reporting, the dead are
identified as 7 men and 4 women, in addition to 1 injured person who was
transferred to the hospital.
The massacre occurred early hours
today when the emergency services were informed that several injured people in
the nightclub located at the exit of Jaral del Progreso.
When the emergency services
arrived, they confirmed that 11 people were dead, they then cordoned off the area.
Details are sketchy at this
point, it is only known that a commando arrived and fired arbitrarily at
employees and customers and then fled.
The bar is reportedly a strip
club and dancers were among those shot, additionally, 2 of the dancers were
Three criminal organizations
claiming one plaza presents an even greater dilemma for Guanajuato business
owners paying piso
Graphic images below
The following information was
sent in by a Borderland Beat Blog follower via comments:
The owner of the bar had reported
threats for refusing to pay 50 thousand pesos a month to the new criminal
organization called “Gente de el Azul.”
In this region, there are two
groups that call themselves representatives of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, in
addition to those already known as the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación.
The hostilities increase because
the three criminal groups claim to be the owners of the plaza and the merchants
must pay all three, a fee to avoid being singled out for working for the
What is being reported:
11 Executed (7 Men and 4 Women)
9 Wounded (female)
A Narco-Message was left behind allegedly signed by “Grupo De Los M” (Cártel de Santa Rosa de Lima)
No official word from state
police agencies or the attorney general’s office.