A notorious armed hitman in Mexico Juanito Pistola and members of his Hell’s Troop were gunned down in a fierce gunfight with police, the bloody shoot-out left Pistola’s head taken off.
Pistola was dispatched with his gang members to kill policemen in Mexico in the operation.
The 16 year old also known as Commander Little, was together with his gang members inside a van on Tuesday when they were ordered to ambush police in Nuevo Laredo, a town known for smuggling.
He and his men were dressed as military men armed with rifle travelling in a vehicle with Texas plate numbers and engaged the police in a shoot out close to the airport.
The policemen who were more battle ready than Pistola and his gang fired high calibre rounds, a situation which led to the deaths of the hitmen with Pistola’s head blown off.
According to reports, cartels often recruit minors to mainly work as drug smugglers.
According to Mexico’s official news agency, Notimex, Pistola had been arrested by police in 2015.
Local media said that the vehicle used in the operation, had earlier been used to launch attack on the police in another part of the city.