14 Year-Old Nicknamed ‘El Chapito’ Arrested For Killings Of 8 People
A 14-year-old boy nicknamed “El Chapito” has been arrested for
the drug-related killing of eight people near Mexico City.
The federal Public Safety Department said the boy, who has not
been named, allegedly rode up on a motorcycle and opened fire
on a family in the low-income Mexico City suburb of
The boy’s nickname “Little Chapo” is an apparent reference to
imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
Another man was also arrested in the January 22 killings, and
seven other members of the gang, were arrested on drug
The victims were holding a party at their house at the time of
the attack, which also left five adults and two children
wounded. It was reportedly a birthday party.
The motive in the killings has not been made public, but drug
gangs in Mexico frequently dabble in kidnapping and contract
They also kill rivals selling drugs on their territory, or
people who who them money.
However, it is not the first time Mexico has had to deal with
child killers who turn to crime.
After his arrest, the boy – who authorities identified only by
his first name, Edgar – told reporters that he was drugged and
threatened into committing the crimes.
The 14-year-old boy’s arrest comes after police in Mexico
arrested one of Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s son back in
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Keep him safe in jail for till he repents