Armed civilians face gunfire with elements of SSP Veracruz

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A shootout between civilians and agents of the Ministry of Public Security (SSP) occurred on the Paso del Toro-Medellín highway, in the Veracruz-Boca Del Río metropolitan area.

The chase occurred on Thursday afternoon, when armed civilians aboard private vehicles shot at the police officers and fled, which led to a chase.

On the road there was a private white truck with bullet holes and a damaged patrol car with bullet holes.

The SSP reported that they maintain a security operation on site to try to locate the aggressors. No people were reported injured.

Source: La Jornada