Violence in Chihuahua: Still a Bad Year
Twenty Eight Police Killed in 2018, Twelve So Far This year
Diario: Last Sunday morning at 3 a.m. Leonel Escobar, 24, was killed by gunfire in Col. Insurgentes, Juárez, two hours after his shift as a special agent ended. He was the twelfth police officer killed so far this year in the state of Chihuahua.
Readers will recall that the assassination on March 3 of the sub-director of the Juárez Police, Adrian Matsumoto while he was driving with members of his family in Casas Grandes. Three police officers were killed in a single attack using military-grade weapons in Gomez Farias (Northwest of Chihuahua City), on March 8. Seven other police officers were gunned down so far this year.
|Foto: Carlos Sanchez, Diario de Juárez|