The suspects may have been hired by drug cartels to perform home invasions and assassinations in the U.S.
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reports show that three men arrested in a Phoenix home
invasion and homicide Monday may have been active members of the
While on the J.D. Hayworth show, Phoenix Law
Enforcement Association President Mark Spencer said that the men
involved were hired by drug cartels to perform home invasions and
The Monday morning incident at 8329 W. Cypress
St. resulted in the death of the homeowner. Between 50 and 100
rounds were fired at the house.
Spencer said a police officer
told him that one of the men captured said they were completely
prepared to ambush Phoenix police, but ran out of ammunition.
added that all were all dressed in military tactical gear and were
armed with AR-15 assault rifles. Three other men involved in
the invasion escaped. Click Here
to listen to Mark Spencer's entire interview on the J.D. Hayworth show.
However, Phoenix Police have not confirmed the men were Mexican Army members.
Joel Tranter said one suspect revealed that he had "prior military
training," but "no credible evidence" that any of them were active in
the military.Click Here
for more from Sgt. Tranter with KFYI reporter Bob Bennett.