Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman may have been killed during a shootout in Guatemala City. According to a report from the Christian Science Monitor, dated Feb. 22, Guatemalan authorities are investigating a shootout between drug gangs. It is possible that El Chapo was killed.
El Chapo is one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords. It is possible he was killed yesterday. At the time of publication, ti is unknown if El Chapo was killed or if there was a shoot-out. All the details are still sketchy as authorities in Guatemala try to find answers.
Soldiers began searching near the Mexican border with Guatemala for proof of a shootout and if El Chapo had been killed. A gunfight had been reported in the Peten province of Guatemala.
It is believed that two men were killed in the alleged gunfight between rival drug gangs. It is possible that El Chapo was one of those two men. It is unknown what led authorities to think that El Chapo had been killed.
El Chapo has been in hiding in 2001. It was in 2001 when he escaped from a Mexican prison. He is one of the world's most wanted and dangerous fugitive. According to Forbes Magazine, El Chapo is also one of the richest men, with a fortune worth about $1 billion.