Five men were indicted by a Mexican judge under charges of use of weapons exclusive for the military, the Mexican Attorney General’s office said.
The agency said a special judge for the youth also indicted a minor who was arrested along with the adults.
Military staff arrested on Jan. 31 the suspects in a ranch located in Ejido Chiapas 3 rural area after a shooting.
One of the suspects and two members of the military were transported to the General Hospital.
The suspects were identified as Manuel Antonio, 23, of Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico, Juan Antonio, 21, of Tijuana, Jesus Omar, 52, of Ensenada, Luis Mario, 17, of Dorado, Culiacan, Mexico, Adrian, 22, of Durango, Mexico, and Alfredo, 30, of Mexicali.
The shooting occurred at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 at the Manuel Garibay Ranch.
The suspects were nabbed in alleged possession of six rifles, 40 magazines, over a thousand bullets, a grenade launcher, a vest and a vehicle.
The judge decided to keep the suspects in prison during trial and gave prosecutors three months to close the investigation.