On 14 June 2022, security personnel engaged in a shootout with suspected cartel members during an operation to counter organized crime in the town of Texcaltitlán, located approximately 130 km (80 mi) southwest of the capital Mexico City. The shootout left 11 alleged criminals dead and four others wounded; three police officers also suffered minor injuries. Authorities arrested seven suspects and confiscated 20 firearms, as well as protective gear and communications equipment.