A group of armed civilians attacked a community in the Chilpancingo mountains, leaving at least six people injured and several vehicles and a house burned. The events took place in the community of Coacoyulillo, in Chilpancingo, Guerrero. The armed individuals looted belongings and beat several inhabitants before leaving the community. The attack lasted until 2 in the morning, during which time the residents requested the intervention of the armed forces, who did not enter the community despite the sound of gunshots.
The residents found six beaten people, including an elderly adult, after the armed individuals left the community. The name of the armed group responsible for the attack is still unknown. As a result of these events, the Guerrero Prosecutor’s Office opened an investigation for the crime of qualified homicide.
The statement from the local Public Ministry indicated that personnel from the Ministerial Investigative Police and experts were sent to the site to conduct field investigations and process the scene to establish the number of victims reliably. The investigation is ongoing to determine the circumstances and motives behind the attack.
The attack in Coacoyulillo is a reminder of the ongoing violence and insecurity in the region. The residents’ plea for help from the armed forces highlights the lack of effective intervention in these situations. The authorities must take decisive action to address the underlying issues that lead to such attacks and provide security for the affected communities.
The attack also raises concerns about the proliferation of armed groups in the area and the potential for further violence. It is essential for the authorities to identify and dismantle these groups to prevent future attacks and ensure the safety of the residents.
The residents of Coacoyulillo and other affected communities deserve justice and protection from further violence. The investigation into the attack must be thorough and transparent to hold the perpetrators accountable and provide a sense of security for the residents. The authorities must also work to address the root causes of violence in the region to prevent similar incidents in the future.
The attack in Coacoyulillo is a tragic reminder of the challenges faced by communities in Guerrero and the urgent need for effective measures to address violence and insecurity. The authorities must prioritize the safety and well-being of the residents and take decisive action to bring peace and stability to the region.
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