A teenage Mexican YouTube star who insulted a notorious drug lord has been shot dead. Juan Luis Lagunas Rosales posted a video when he was drunk aimed at Nemesio Ocegera Cervantes, also known as ‘El Mencho’.
The 17-year-old can he heard saying ‘El Mencho can suck my d**k’ to Cervantes, 51, one of Mexico’s most dangerous drug lords and the leader of the New Generation Cartel of Jalisco.
He is one of Mexico’s most wanted men and has a $5 million bounty on his head. While Rosales and his friends partied at a bar in Jalisco, a group of armed individuals burst in and fired at him, the Attorney General of Jalisco, Raul Sanchez Jimenez, told Mexican media outlets.
The teenager died after being hit by 15 and 18 bullet wounds and the authorities were able to identify him by his tattoos.
A 25-year-old employee of the bar was also shot dead during the incident on Monday night.
Juan Luis Lagunas Rosales was born in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, an area notorious for cartels including notorious drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzman.
Rosales grew up never knowing his father and mother left him with his grandmother as a child.