Cartel gunmen abducted 12 people from a high-end restaurant in Mexico
Officials said the gunmen appeared to be targeting members of a rival group when they rounded up between 10 and 12 men from a gourmet restaurant in the Pacific resort city of Puerto Vallarta early on Monday.
Cartel Gunmen Are Targeting Police and Politicians in Mexico's Jalisco State
The wave of attacks have been widely blamed on the Jalisco New Generation Cartel that in recent years has grown into one of Mexico’s most important criminal groups.
Coordinated Attacks Hit Western Mexico After Operation to Nab Cartel Leader, Reports Say
Local news outlets said "El Mencho" was the target of a military operation on Friday that sparked a wave of violence leaving at least seven dead, including three Mexican soldiers.