Saltillo. - The commander of
the South Delegation of the Municipal Police, César García Guevara, died
in the line of duty in the early hours of Friday after being shot by a
group of armed men in neighborhood Buenos Aires.
was reported that at 01:00 hours, while on duty in his official patrol
car, a Chevrolet Captiva no.11,208, the chief was attacked and killed
by unknown gunmen at the intersection of Division and Rios in the
southern sector of the city.
As a result of the shooting, the officer
lost control of the police vehicle and impacted over the back of a
parked Ford Model 79 truck.
That the officer was shot in the head and
the body with various firearm projectiles in what appeared to the naked
eye to be the same that took his life instantly.
The Chief of
Police of Saltillo, Yáñez Clemente Carrillo confirmed to Radio Zócalo
the assassination of Caesar Eleazar Garcia Guevara commander, 39 years
old, who early Friday was riddled with 12 shots from a high caliber
reported at 12:38 pm, when a witness at the scene took the dead
commander's radio and used it to notify the base of his death.
Immediately police moved to the scene at Division Street and Rios in
neighborhood Buenos Aires where Guevara Garcia found dead aboard his
Chevrolet Captiva patrol car. According to the witness, the commander was hit by shots from
persons in a gray Dodge car who shot
first into the back of the commander's vehicle, which swerved to the
right and hit a parked truck and was dead instantly
there," said the official.
Carrillo called the fallen Commander as an honest cop, courageous, with
a very great future vocation with law enforcement. He had 13 years of
service within the corporation. The fallen commander is survived by his
parents, his wife and two small children.
Press Chief Confirms the criminal act against the municipal police
Chief Confirms the criminal act against the municipal police
morning broadcast of Radio Zócalo Saltillo, the CP Francisco Juaristi
contacted the press chief of the municipal police, Patricia Moreno,
confirming the fact and location where the commander of the South
Delegation, Cesar Garcia Guevara, was killed.
explained that around 1:30 pm on División del Norte, in the
neighborhood of Buenos Aires, while on a routine
neighborhood surveillance, the police vehicle was violently attacked. Garcia Guevara was
traveling alone and died in his patrol vehicle.
For now, they
haven't ascertained the identity or number of armed individuals who
assaulted the officer. As of yet they have no details on the size of the
bullets that took the life of the commander, except according to
the authorities of the fourth group of Homicide Attorney General of the
State, on the scene found shell casings of high caliber. The investigations are proceeding.
Moreno said Cesar Garcia Guevara had risen through the ranks of
officers to become a commander of the Southern Command Delegation indicated he was the
one who had previously personally informed families of the unfortunate
officers slain on duty to fact that the funerals would have to
be held privately for security reasons as well as for the tranquility
of the bereaved.
They have had at least Five Chiefs of Police killed in Saltillo
Chief of Police in Saltillo Yáñez Clemente Carrillo recounted fallen
cops along the year and said more than five, including Commander Marcial
Barron, Captain Ignacio Meza, the official Reyna Barajas Munguia, Elisa
Ugalde Maribel Torres and the latter, Commander Eleazar Garcia Cesar
violent acts the prosecutor of Common Law, Rafael Martinez de la Rosa
verified and ordered the the removal of the body and arranged
transportation to the Medical Examiner for the autopsy.