The Attorney General of the State of Baja California affirmed that the shooting that broke out during a rally in the municipality of Covein which 10 people died and nine others were injured, it was “a confrontation between members of organized crime.”
Ricardo Iván Carpio, State Attorney Generalexplained that the indications of the involvement of hitmen from criminal groups operating in the area were collected after the first inquiries by the ministerial agents in charge.
“With these new findings, we can determine that this incident is due to a confrontation between alleged criminals who shot at each other at the event,” the prosecutor explained.
Carpio explained that at the scene of the events it was found that the car from which the assailants would have fired at the unit crew razralso presents different perforations by gun shotsand traces of blood inside.
The preliminary information collected by the special unit that carries out the expert reports reveals that it is a Infinity Qx60 Pickup black color with tinted windows that has at least three bullet wounds.
According to the information collected, the first analyzes establish that the aggression was repelled by those who were initially attacked.
For this reason, the investigations will be aimed at establishing the origin and motive of the confrontation between alleged organized crime groups.