03/05/2021

Mexico: 5 hitmen executed after confrontation between La Línea and Gente Nueva

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A video of a shooting on the Coronado-López highway in Chihuahua between hit men La Línea and La Gente Nueva appeared online.

La Línea is now actively friends with the Jalisco New Generation cartel, La Gente Nueva, in turn, is at the service of the Sinaloa cartel.

Five people from La Gente Nueva were murdered: three were beheaded and artistically placed on the hood of one of the cars.

César Didier Mendoza Robles, 27, from Allende.
17-year-old Santiago Guadalupe Peña López, from Parral.
Ángel Alberto Rodríguez Becerra, 25, from Mazatlán, Sinaloa.
José Guillermo Villarreal Mata, 35, from Culiacán, Sinaloa.
Jesús Andrés Samaniego Rocha, 27, from Navolato, Sinaloa.

All of them belonged to the organization called Gente Nueva, and were under the command of the leader Antonio Leonel C. M., alias “The 300” of whom it is known operates in the southern part of the entity.