EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Due to the latest violent incidents in Juarez, an urgent security meeting was called to analyze the events and strengthen the police operations.

Authorities maintain that this violent event is a consequence of the war between criminal groups for drug control in the area.

The identities of the victims were released earlier today.

-Alan Enrique Martínez Villareal

-Manuel Alejandro González Robles

-Fabiola Cadena Luna

-Judith Rivas Landeros

Another piece of information that was released by forensic experts, is that 19 cartridges were found from different calibers, and the two perpetrators commit the attack in 15 seconds before fleeing the scene.

Original Story

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Patrons at a Denny’s restaurant in Juarez were gunned down by two perpetrators. This morning two armed men entered the restaurant located in the Pan American avenue, killed four people, and injured one more According to witnesses, the two men arrived at the place in a 3-vehicle-convoy and only 2 people got off them, the ones who committed the murder to later flee the scene.

Juarez police officials say the shooting happened Thursday morning when two armed men entered the restaurant, located along the Pan American Highway in South Juarez.

According to witnesses, the two men arrived in a 3-vehicle-convoy and were the only ones who exited the vehicles. Once inside the diner, they walked directly to the group – who were celebrating a birthday – and opened fire.

Officials add that one restaurant worker was also injured in the attack.

Police say they have identified the vehicles used and are now investigating who they belong to.

With the five deaths, the count rises to 51 people killed in Juarez this month alone, according to the State’s District Attorney.

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