The commander of the municipal police of Sayula de Alemán, Veracruz, Willebaldo Solano Mendoza, and a policeman were murdered yesterday, shortly before 11 pm in Cenaduría Comida Mexicana.
The deceased are reported to be Commander Wilebaldo Solano Mendoza and agent Héctor Pablo Martínez.
According to witnesses, the two victims were having dinner at a food store located one block from the Muncipal Palace, when they were shot by an armed group of at least three men who fled on motorcycles.
The restaurant is located in the Miguel Hidalg or corner with Benito Juárez, one block from the municipal palace. The commander and policeman Héctor Pablo dined there when a group of armed men arrived and shot them.
Their bodies were left inside the restaurant while the assailants fled on motorcycles. A third policeman who accompanied them managed to save himself by covering himself with the attack along with the employees of the business.
The municipal president of Sayula, Fredy Ayala González, requested the intervention of the state and federal security authorities. Solano Mendoza worked as a Commander in the Municipal Police since January of last year.
The restaurant in which they were murdered is located two blocks from the Municipal Palace of Sayula de Alemán, on the corner of Miguel Hidalgo and Benito Juárez streets, named Cenaduría Comida Mexicana.
The authorities are investigating the motive of the facts.