Bernie Harris, 40, was found dead in a mobile home, officials say, a hiding place in the state of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
police Harris and Steven Alexander Stewart say they went into a cell phone in Alamance County to wait for cartel member Alonso Bertrand Lara to arrive to steal drugs and cash.
According to Sheriff Terry Johnson, when he arrived, Mr. Lara refused to reveal where the hiding place was, so he was taken out, tied up with his feet, and “executed” on his head. Shot twice in “Style”.
“And they were trying to find money and medicine, but apparently he didn’t give them the information to do it. He was technically close and had two bullets behind his head. “Sheriff Johnson said.
After the shooting, another cartel member appeared, a shooting occurred, and Harris was killed when he was found dead in his bedroom.
Harris taught Spanish and head coached the men’s basketball and track team at the Union Academy Charter School in Monroe, North Carolina.
Sheriffs said Harris, who wore a bulletproof vest, was shot many times before law enforcement arrived.
“Mr. Harris, I wore a bulletproof vest, but it didn’t work with the type of ammunition used,” Johnson added.
“He was gloved, and he went there to do what they were done, except they didn’t think they would be counterproductive to them.”
Mr Lara was alive when the police arrived at the scene, but was declared dead when he arrived at the hospital.
According to sheriffs, 32-year-old Stewart was later arrested, charged with one robbery and one murder, and not detained at the Alamance County Detention Center.
Police found more than 30 shell casings on the scene and said there were bullet holes in the other three mobile homes.
According to the sheriff’s office, a bag containing 1.2 kg of cocaine and about $ 7,000 in cash was also found.
Sheriff Johnson warned that the cartel may still be seeking revenge for Mr. Lara’s death.
“As a sheriff to this day, I tell you now, I’m still worried about some retaliation because I’ll never forget the Mexican cartel, they’re going to repay someone somewhere,” he said. Told.
“And it has great concerns for me as a sheriff in this county.”