According to reports, the deceased was forcefully moved into the police pick up van with the aide of assault rifles while bystanders pleaded for his release.
Footage from the arrest scene captured the moment some bystanders and the police officers argued thus:
“Just for not a wearing a mask?” one bystander asked.
“He was resisting,” answers an officer.
This has led to an outrage on social media as Mexicans trended #JusticiaParaGiovanni on social media as they demand justice for his death.