Among those captured are the commander and deputy director of the municipal police
Ten people, including the commander and deputy director of the Municipal Police of the municipality of Ocampo, Michoacan, were arrested following a shooting that occurred Sunday at the center of this city east of the state, which killed three suspects and two civilians passing by the injured place.
According to sources of the 21st Military Zone in the state, the detainees were held by the National Defense Secretariat, for their alleged involvement in the confrontation which occurred in the center of the municipality of Ocampo, between rival criminal gangs.
The meeting took place around 11:00 hours on Sunday in the main square of the town, where people traditionally do their shopping in the day, go home around noon and seek entertainment.
The suspects have already been transferred to the city of Morelia to be presented to the federal prosecutors, who will determine their legal status.
According to reports from the villagers, a group of armed men arrived aboard several vehicles chasing other subjects, who started a gunfight that lasted several minutes.