An ex-governor of the Mexican state of Jalisco was shot useless early on Friday, within the lavatory of a restaurant within the seashore resort of Puerto Vallarta. State officers mentioned former governor Aristoteles Sandoval was shot within the again at round 1.40 a.m native time by an unidentified assailant, whereas his safety element was outdoors the restaurant. The lawyer basic mentioned investigators believed 8-10 suspects have been concerned within the assault however didn’t point out who was accountable. However a federal official mentioned authorities suspected the Jalisco New Technology Cartel, or CJNG, to be concerned. Sandoval’s 2013-18 time period as governor was marred by the rise of the CJNG, a drug gang that went from relative obscurity to grow to be one of the crucial highly effective within the nation. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador provided his condolences and vowed to deliver the perpetrators to justice. Mexico has suffered file murder ranges underneath Lopez Obrador, partially owing to the CJNG’s turf wars.