After rumors spread regarding a potential rescue of a criminal that has been hospitalized the military held a shield operation in the surroundings of Mexicali General Hospital.
According to media reports military personnel closed traffic to vehicles in Hospital Street.
Secretary of Public Health Adrian Medina confirmed the authorities heard a rumor about the potential rescue of a man who got injured in a Mexicali Valley Ranch days ago after a shooting with the military.
The suspect was hospitalized after the shooting.
The military kept staff around the hospital surroundings. Sec. Medina said the suspect and two military members have been under treatment in the hospital.