Juarez, Mexico —
A video that has gone viral within the past two weeks warns of an escalation in violence along the Texas-Mexico border. The video which claims to be done by the “Artistas Asesinos” and warns of another faction of the Sinaloa Cartel that they will shed blood to control the major drug pipeline that is Juarez.
According to Mexican officials, the video is no joke as they are investigating deaths with the groups modus operandi.
The month of August was the deadliest in Juarez so far with 182 homicides tied to the cartel war that uses the streets of Juarez, according to authorities, as a war zone.