Body Cam Video Shows 'El Chapo' Raid In Mexico (Video)

| by Michael Allen
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Body camera video (below) from Jan. 8 of the Mexican navy raiding a home in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, where notorious drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was living was released by the Mexican government on Jan. 11.

CNN aired parts of the video that showed Mexican forces exchanging gun fire with Guzman's men. Five of the drug lord’s followers died in the shootout.

A longer version was released by Televisa, a Mexican media network, notes The New York Times.

Grenades were tossed by Mexican authorities inside home, but Guzman escaped capture by dropping down a manhole and entering the city's sewers, reports Mediate.

Guzman reportedly stole a car but was later apprehended by authorities.

Mexico is planning to extradite Guzman to the U.S. where he faces numerous charges, reports The New York Times.

Short CNN version

15-Minute Televisa Version

Sources: CNN/YouTube, MediaiteThe New York Times / Photo credit: Televisa/YouTube