Mayor of Ixtlahuacán, Colima killed; mayor Coalcomán, Michoacán also shot

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Mayor of Ixtlahuacán, Colima killed; mayor Coalcomán, Michoacán also shot

The mayor of Ixtlahuacán, Colima, Crispín Gutiérrez Moreno, was killed by a group of armed individuals when he was driving Friday morning in his vehicle, accompanied by a public servant of that City. It is possible to mention that also the mayor of Coalcomán, Michoacán was also shot, but only he was wounded.

It was through the Attorney General's Office of Colima, that the death of the municipal president of Ixtlahuacán, Crispín Gutiérrez Moreno, was confirmed; he was aboard a Volkswagen Amarok van in silver when it was intercepted by the Manzanillo-Guadalajara highway, at the height of the community of Loma de Fatima, in the capital of that entity, by gunmen who were in convoy, they were fired upon repeatedly.

In the place were secured more than 50 casings of calibers 9 and 40 millimeters, as well as of 7.62 known as Cuerno de Chivo, which were gathered by authorities.

The Attorney General's Office said in its statement issued after the event, that as the proceedings carried out by the Public Prosecutor's Office proceed, more information will be provided.

The state agency in coordination with the federal institutions, implemented a special search and location operation, of those who found the mayor of Ixtlahuacán.

Hours after setting up the device, Colima Governor Ignacio Peralta Sánchez lamented the murder of Gutierrez Moreno and reported the arrest of two people who allegedly participated in the crime, which will be investigated.  They have secured a rifle assault, in addition to short weapons and porters, their capture occurred after a confrontation with authorities; unofficially it was learned that the detainees are from Jalisco.

After that, Gabriel Delgadillo, who served as director of the DIF, will be the substitute president.
Also, José Misael González Fernández, municipal president of Coalcomán, Michoacán was also wounded with a bullet impact on the shoulder when leaving Tepalcatepec and was transferred by air to Morelia.