Violence continues to rise in and around Mexico City, Despite the Pandemic, crime rates do not drop and there are dozens of cases that occur daily in the largest city in the world.
Rest in peace! They assassinate the vocalist of Zona Rika; authorities started investigations
Now, An unfortunate event occurred in the State of Mexico on Friday night, after the vocalist of the group Zona Rika was assassinated by a man who shot several times with a firearm.
Jaime Cruz Pastrana, alias “Jimmy”, is the vocalist of a merengue group called Zona Rika and had several successes that were heard for several years on radio and TV channels.
THEY KILLED ZONA RIKA VOCALIST, in @tultitlanEdoMex
Men on a motorcycle shot Jaime Cruz Pastrana.
He was with his partner in this truck when he was shot.
Later another man was shot in @Ecatepec
The @FiscaliaEdomex investigate both crimes. pic.twitter.com/zDHKwqs6Xk
– Carlos Jiménez (@ c4jimenez) February 20, 2021
How the events occurred in Edomex
According to the reports, the victim left a home when he was attacked by subjects aboard a motorcycle that they shot him at least 15 times and then fled.
To the place, elements of the police arrived who cordoned off the area awaiting the work of experts to raise the investigation folder for the crime of qualified homicide and identification of the body by family members.
Last night the vocalist of the merengue group “Zona Rika”, Jaime Cruz Pastrana, better known as “Jimmy”, was assassinated.
Armed subjects aboard a motorcycle shot him.
The events occurred in the Jardines de Morelos neighborhood, in Ecatepec, State of Mexico.#DFT
– 88.9 News (@ 889Noticias) February 20, 2021
it is unknown the crime motive
Up to now the motive of the crime is unknown, Therefore, the first inquiries are being made to find those responsible and they are tracking the cameras that were in place to capture the facts.
They mourn the death of Jaime Cruz Pastrana
Some groups like Sonora Santanera de Carlos Colorado joined in condolences for the murder of Jimmy Cruz, In addition, he mentioned that on February 14 they had met with the singer of Zona Rika.
“We regret the death of a great fellow musician and friend Jimmy Cruz, the vocalist of Zona Rika Cruz, this February 14 we had a recording together and it is very sad to know this kind of news, we will always remember you with that big smile and your great enthusiasm and love of music ”, expressed the group on social networks.
“We want to send our condolences, support and a fraternal hug to his brother Gustavo Cruz and his entire family, as well as to the comrades of Zona Rika. God give them a lot of strength and light so that they have a quick resignation ”, he added.