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Roads blocked in Reynosa due to gang shootout

Reynosa, Tamaulipas — Road closures were in effect for Reynosa after gang clashes explode from the alleged downing of a criminal boss.

The Security Ministry of Tamaulipas issued a risk alert for detonations of firearms and blockades at various points in Reynosa noting that around 8:00 a.m., several blockades were reported in various points of Reynosa, Tamaulipas as a result of clashes between alleged criminal groups and security forces.

The unit asked citizens to take precautions in the Viaducto area and to avoid it due to the report of gunfire and several roadblocks. Elements of the State Police, the Army and the Navy, were deployed in the city of Tamaulipas in order to clear the roads.

La Vocería reported that an air patrol was also deployed as part of the security protocol.

Roads were reopened at around 9:15 a.m. when security announced they had managed to clear the roadblocks.