An armed man opened fire on Saturday near the residence of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Four people were killed, including the gunman, severalo others were injured during the shooting.
Initial reports from Mexico City police said the gunman apparently came to the historic downtown of the capital to “relieve himself” before having a conflict with two other men who approached him. The armed man then opened fire, killing two and injuring three before police shot him dead.
...Al lugar llegaron paramédicos quienes certificaron el deceso del agresor y dos personas más. Paramédicos que arribaron al sitio, trasladaron a tres heridos más, uno de ellos perdió la vida en el trayecto...— SSC CDMX (@SSP_CDMX) December 7, 2019
Police, rapidly arriving to the scene, barricaded the street. One of the three wounded people died on the way to the hospital.
The incident took place in a building on a small street near one of the gates of the president's residence in Mexico City.