Fifteen police officers from Mexico City were arrested and accused of killing a 17-year-old in the Mexican municipality of Naucalpan when he tried to flee after assaulting two people.
The 15 elements of the Clavería Sector of the Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) were presented before the Public Ministry of the Attorney General’s Office (FGJ) in Azcapotzalco along with their weapons of charge.
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According to the reports, the uniformed men began a persecution in the capital city of Azcapotzalco that continued through the streets of the State of Mexico, after a motorist asked for their support and pointed out that the teenager rammed him aboard an SUV type truck.
15 POLICE OFFICERS ARRESTED AFTER THE DEATH OF A YOUNG 17 YEAR
The @SSC_CDMX presented in @FiscaliaCDMX 15 agents from the Claveria Sector with their 15 weapons.
They were chasing a minor who ran over 2 people and fled to #Edomex
They claim they were shot, because they sell drugs.
When defending himself, they shot him. pic.twitter.com/xJykYBIm2d
– Carlos Jiménez (@ c4jimenez) January 3, 2021
After the pursuit, the agents managed to corner the 17-year-old minor who got out of the vehicle in Naucalpan and tried to flee on foot.
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The capital police officers fired on the teenager, who was injured, for which he was transferred to a nearby hospital where he died.
The FGJ in Azcapotzalco opened an investigation folder for the crime of homicide.
The uniformed officers accused that the minor allegedly sold drugs and for that reason they fired, however an identification with the logo of Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) was found.
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