On December 15, the radio and television host was attacked with a firearm in a street near his home.
Elements of public security in Mexico City arrested 11 people presumably involved in the material authorship of the shooting against journalist Ciro Gomez Leyva early Wednesday morning.
As explained by the head of Government of the capital, Claudia Sheinbaum, the arrests were made in 12 simultaneous searches, in which investigative elements of the local Security Secretariat, members of the Police, personnel of the State Prosecutor’s Office and the National Center participated. Intelligence.
“I reiterate, there will be no impunity,” exalted the official in a message posted on Twitter.
Hours after the publication, the governor reported, at a press conference, that the arrest was achieved through monitoring of public and private video surveillance cameras and the coordinated work of the intelligence authorities.
According to the capital’s Secretary of Security, the analysis of the videos revealed that the attackers followed the journalist since he left the offices of the television station where he works, located on Universidad and Miguel Angel de Quevedo avenues, in the south of the city.
At 10:42 p.m., a compact vehicle parked outside the television station, while minutes later another gray car arrived in the area. From this last car, a subject descended, who met with the driver of a motorcycle.
Meanwhile, the gray vehicle continued on its way until it reached a street near the driver’s home in the Florida neighborhood of the Alvaro Obregon mayor’s office, where it was parked.
The radio and television host was attacked by two individuals who were traveling on a motorcycle on the night of December 15 in a street near his home in Mexico City.
The attackers fired at the height of the journalist’s head, who was able to avoid the attack thanks to the fact that the windows of his truck were armored.
This is how the armored windows of the truck that the journalist was driving were left @CiroGomezL during the attack he suffered tonight outside his house. It is very serious that there are groups that want to silence the journalist with bullets. All solidarity to Ciro and total condemnation of violence pic.twitter.com/k4msfRslyB
– Salvador Garcia Soto (@SGarciaSoto) December 16, 2022
From the outset, the capital authorities promised to resolve the matter, while the president of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, guaranteed that there would be Justice for the crime, even when the president has insulted the work of the communication specialist on more than one occasion. .
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