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A policewoman and her 6-year-old daughter are murdered in Celaya; They were heading to the minor’s school.
Another attack on police officers is recorded in the entity, this time in the municipality of Celaya.
The attacks against police officers in Guanajuato are not only increasing, but now criminal groups are retaliating against their families.
Such is the case recorded on the morning of this February 20 in the municipality of Celaya where a female member of the municipal police was shot dead when she was leaving her house in the early hours of the day. Unfortunately, her little six-year-old daughter was also murdered.
Sources close to the investigation detailed that the attack occurred at approximately 6:00 in the morning, when the woman was preparing to take her daughter to school and they were aboard their vehicle, a white Volkswagen. Armed subjects were waiting for her at the Cimatario Park and opened fire on her; more than 40 rounds were fired at her. 
Hours later, the attack was confirmed through a press release by the Secretary of Citizen Security of Celaya:
“The Secretariat of Citizen Security of Celaya (SSCC) reports that this morning a fellow member of the General Directorate of Municipal Police died as a result of gunshots, while she was on her day of rest.
The cowardly attack occurred at approximately 6:00 in the morning when the police officer apparently left her home in the company of her little daughter, who unfortunately also died at the scene, while they were traveling in a vehicle. 
Since the moment of the report, personnel from the three levels of Government have maintained a search mechanism for those likely responsible in order to bring them to justice.” The document stated. 
 With this homicide, there are now a total of 15 police officers that have been murdered in the state of Guanajuato since January 1 to February 20.
In at least two cases, the criminals have also retaliated against the families of the police officers, on Tuesday, February 6, in the municipality of Abasolo, armed men entered the home of a police officer from the State Public Security Forces. (FSPE) of Guanajuato and shot him and his family. Before fleeing, they threw an explosive that caused a fire in which their two children were trapped: all three lost their lives.
Other police officers murdered in Guanajuato
Elements of the municipal police of Apaseo el Alto were attacked by armed men during the night of Tuesday, February 13, in the parking lot of a commercial store located in the central area of ​​the municipality.
According to the information report from the municipal police, the events occurred minutes after 8:30 pm this Tuesday in the parking lot of a self-service store located on Hermenegildo Galeana and Leandro Valle streets.


Celaya, Guanajuato 


Celaya, Guanajuato