mexico, In North America, a shooting in the northern Mexican city of Jerez has killed eight people and injured several others. Police have said that the shooting took place in a night club.
A report from the Security Secretariat said the incident took place in the state of Zacatecas when heavily armed men arrived at a night club in two vehicles. Here miscreants started firing indiscriminately, after which 6 people died on the spot, while two people died during treatment. Read international news here.
Police said five people were shot and are undergoing treatment in hospital. The injured included nightclub staff, musicians and club customers. Local media quoted eyewitnesses as saying that the shooting was so intense that the floor of the nightclub was stained red with blood. People started running here and there.
The name of this night club is ‘El Venadito’ which is located in the center of the city of Jerez. Jerez is a municipality located approximately 60 kilometers southwest of the state capital, Zacatecas. Jerez has been hit by a wave of violence in recent years. Hundreds of residents of surrounding rural communities had to leave their homes here last year.
Let us tell you that in November last year, there was a shooting inside a bar in the state of Guanajuato in central Mexico. At least nine people, including four women and five men, were killed and many injured in the incident.
Guanajuato, known for its colonial architecture and silver mining history, has recently been plagued by cartel violence. Earlier in September too, ten people were killed in a gang war in the same city.HS1MS