El Chapo’s Son Captured Then Set Free After Cartel Shoots Whole City Up


El Chapo (legal name: Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera), who’s 62 years old, is currently serving the rest of his life (plus 30 years) at ADX Florence, the nation’s most secure supermax prison under Federal Register Number 89914-053. Authorities in Mexico captured his son, Ovidio Guzmán López, before being forced to set him free after the cartel laid down the law. Authorities were even forced to release footage of the events which you can watch below.





During a shootout between Mexican authorities and the powerful Sinaloa cartel, the son of notorious drug boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was captured. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman speaks with CBSN about why authorities then released him, even while the United States has an active warrant out for his arrest.