MEXICO CITY (AP) — Survivors of a Sunday massacre in central Mexico instructed investigators {that a} group of individuals turned away from a vacation social gathering returned later with gunmen who killed 11 and wounded 14, authorities stated Tuesday.

Navigio Agustín Gallardo Romero, a Guanajuato state prosecutor, stated 9 males and two girls have been killed. The state prosecutor’s workplace had revised the demise toll right down to 11 Monday evening from 12, explaining that there was confusion with a sufferer from a separate case on the hospital.

Authorities recovered shells from seven totally different weapons on the scene, Gallardo stated in a recorded video message. He stated investigators are specializing in a gaggle that operates within the space with out offering extra element.

Households carried the caskets of a few of the victims via the streets of Salvatierra Tuesday.

Guanajuato has been the scene of bloody turf battles between the Jalisco cartel and native gangs backed by the Sinaloa cartel. The state has lengthy had the very best variety of homicides in Mexico.

On Monday, Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador called for Guanajuato’s state prosecutor to step down.


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