Yaqui for Borderland Beat from: Zocalo y En Cambio
Eight people died and two more were injured in a gunshot attack, which occurred early Wednesday, July 31, on the road leading from Felipe Carrillo Puerto to Bacalar in Quintana Roo.
According to the first reports, the massacre could be related to the recent execution of Luis Alberto Interian May, better known as “El Negro Interian”, a suspected drug trafficker in charge of collecting drug supplies in the southeast of the country, who was killed on July 25 in the town of Limones.
The multiple homicide was recorded around 7:00 am at kilometer 71 + 570 of the Federal Agrarian Reform-Puerto Juárez highway, in the section of the town of Limones to Felipe Carrillo Puerto.
The Attorney General’s Office of Quintana Roo reported that the first inquiries indicate that people were traveling aboard a red van with Yucatan plates, when they were shot by firearms by strangers.
The injured were taken to the Bacalar hospital, while the bodies will be transferred to the Forensic Medical Service to be identified by their families.
Ministerial Police, experts in crime, ballistics and Prosecutors of the Public Ministry went to the place to process the area and carry out the lifting of evidence.
Dozens of bullets:
According to the initial report, emergency numbers received a call around seven o’clock in the morning alerting about the events.
The victims were traveling in a red van with Yucatan plates when subjects were shot about 150 times and fled. The injured were transferred to the Bacalar hospital , which is currently heavily guarded.
The search for those responsible throughout the state continues.
This area is very close to the junction that leads to the archaeological site of Chacchoben, one kilometer from Limones .
Just yesterday the Ministry of National Defense announced that a small plane with drugs was located in that area. ( Post coming on that )
The Prosecutor’s Office announced that it opened an investigation folder for these facts and the search for those responsible, who fled, has spread throughout the state.
“El Negro Interián”, alleged drug trafficker who was executed in Limones – Juan Alberto “El Negro” I., allegedly in charge of collecting drug supplies in the Costa Maya region, died on July 25th morning, shot dead in Limones.
The white Lobo Pick up of “El Negro Interian”, alleged Capo del Plaza in Bacalear and Limones
The victim was circulating in this community in a white van, when he was intercepted by armed men who shot at him, seriously wounding him, near 10 in the morning.
A relative of the injured took him aboard a Red Lobo truck , in which he was taken to Chetumal; however, an ambulance of the GREM medical unit, escorted by a patrol, intercepts this vehicle at Kilometer 40 of the road, taking care of the patient and continuing the journey to the state capital.
However, before he could reach the hospital, the subject died, having been shot multiple times.