Deadly Mexican hit man pretends to be WHEELCHAIRBALL to get close to his target before shooting 49-year-old gym owner who refused to give in to blackmailers
- Security camera shows the moment when a gunman got up from a wheelchair before shooting a gym owner in Mexico City on Monday
- Local outlets said the victim, identified as Daniel Miranda, was executed by members of a local gang led by Jonathan ‘Lenin’ Canchola
- Canchola, who is still at large, had blackmailed Miranda for the right to operate a gym in Mexico City
- The gang is also linked to the murder of Juan Miranda, Daniel’s brother, in August 2019
A street security camera in Mexico City captured the gruesome moment when an alleged gang member pretended to be disabled before shooting a 49-year-old businessman on Monday.
Footage leaked to Twitter by a local reporter shows the shooter being pushed by an accomplice in the Merced Gómez neighborhood at 6:53 AM while other gang members wait in two vehicles nearby.
The video shows the victim Daniel Miranda emerging from the parking lot of a flat in an SUV. As he retreats, the hit man is seen getting up from his wheelchair and around the corner where he opens fire on Miranda’s car.
Mexico City detectives at the scene of Monday morning’s shooting after a hitman pretended to be wheelchair bound and executed Daniel Miranda, the owner of a local gym who refused to be blackmailed by a local gang led by Jonathan ‘Lenin’ Canchola
A street security camera in Mexico City captures the moment when murderers shot the owner of a local gym who was the target of extortion by a local gang
The security camera shows that other gang members are shooting at Miranda’s car, which is blocked in front of the camera.
You can see the attackers running to their vehicles and speeding away.
Miranda was found slumped in the driver’s seat and pronounced dead on the spot by ambulance personnel.
Police investigators said they recovered at least 31 bullet casings, 19 of which hit Miranda’s SUV.
Mexico City authorities have recovered 31 bullet casings from the shooting
Mexico City authorities said the SUV was hit by 19 bullets after a gang launched an attack that killed a local gym owner
Jonathan ‘Lenin’ Canchola leads a local gang in Mexico City committed to a range of crimes including kidnapping, extortion, robbery and drug trafficking
According to the Mexican newspaper El GráficoMiranda’s murder was committed by members of a local gang led by Jonathan ‘Lenin’ Canchola because they refused to pay extortion charges for the right to operate his fitness center, Olympia.
Canchola, whose gang reportedly operates out of the Cuajimalpa y Álvaro Obregón neighborhoods in Mexico City, is a sought-after authority on a long list of crimes, including kidnapping, extortion, robbery and drug trafficking.
Miranda survived an August 2018 assassination attempt that killed his brother, Juan, when Canchola’s gang of hitmen shot the same vehicle that Miranda was driving at the time of his death.