Who is José del Carmen Guerra? (Suspect Shooter Identified as Brian Mendoza) Biography, Wiki
Police officer José del Carmen Guerra was executed Wednesday in Cancún
the cop was shot dead at close range while he sat in his police department pickup truck, in a shocking ambush that was captured by surveillance cameras Wednesday afternoon.
Authorities have identified the shooter as Brian Mendoza, 25, after reviewing security cameras in the area.
Police officer José del Carmen Guerra was in the parked vehicle on a parking lot outside a local convenience store at approximately at 5pm when the gunman ran up to the driver’s side window.
Guerra was declared dead at the tragic crime scene.
Authorities found a military-style gun, a T-shirt and a motorcycle abandoned by the hitman in the municipality of Benito Juárez.
“ Thanks to the technology we have in the state and analysis of our cameras, this is the person allegedly responsible for the attack that killed a police officer a few minutes ago, ” said Quintana’s Alberto Capella. Roo state police chief.
Anyone who commits a crime will pay and we will go after you.
Local media outlets reported that Mendoza was previously arrested, along with six others, by Quinta Roo state police and people’s ministry police on 5 August.
The group was being investigated for a number of crimes including attempted murder and illegal possession of firearms.
However, Mendoza was released by a local judge due to the lack of evidence to be associated with any crime.