They capture an attack on Ensenada police officers that left one dead and one injured; reinforce security

They capture an attack on Ensenada police officers that left one dead and one injured; reinforce security
They capture an attack on Ensenada police officers that left one dead and one injured; reinforce security

An Ensenada (Baja California) police officer died and another was injured after the attack by an armed commando in a gas station last Friday night, which was captured by a security camera of the establishment.

The events occurred in the town of San Antonio de las Minas, in Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenadaaround 10:30 p.m. on February 16.

A group of 12 municipal police officers were stationed next to the establishment when the attackers arrived. They got out of a vehicle and opened fire on him.

The weekly Zeta reported that the deceased police officer was identified as Gabriel CC, 46 years old, while the injured officer as Raúl Alberto IM, 47 years old.

The media cites statements from witnesses, who report having heard 100 detonations at the gas station located on the Tecate-Ensenada highway.

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According to this report, The attackers were aboard two vehicles, a Volkswagen truck, from where they carried out the attack, as well as another vehicle that escorted them. In addition, they carried tactical equipment and high-powered weapons.

The State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) opened an investigation into the facts, while the state government ordered the reinforcement of security in the area, in coordination with federal elements.

The governor of Baja California, Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, condemned the events and assured that the attack will not go unpunished, so the corresponding decisions are already being made at the Security Table.

“We immediately contacted Mayor Armando Ayala,” he said, while noting that the Secretary of Security, Tizoc Aguilar, will send reinforcements to Ensenada, without this meaning neglecting other priority areas in the entity.

 
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