Wasn't it nice of the corrupt police official to involuntarily arm this Mexican militiaman?
Thousands of armed vigilantes takeover Mexican town, arrest police and shoot at tourists after 'commander' is killed and dumped in the street.
Thousands of armed vigilantes have taken over a town in Mexico and arrested police officers after their 'commander' was killed and dumped in the street.The self described 'community police' and arrested 12 officers and the town's former director of public security, who they accuse of taking part in the killing of Guadalupe Quinones Carbajal, 28, on behalf of a local organised crime group.The 1,500-strong force has also set up improvised checkpoints on the major road running through Tierra Colorado, which connects the capital Mexico City to Acapulco, a coastal city popular with tourists less than 40 miles away. . .The arrested former security official and police officers have been handed over to state prosecutors, who agreed to investigate their alleged links to organised crime.Many of the vigilantes are carrying high-powered assault rifles, which may have been seized from the former security director's car.
Using what they have, which is better than nothing. Mexican self-defense militiamen with .22 LR caliber "assault rifles."