Thursday, September 29, 2011

3 Family members killed in gangland hit in Juarez

Three members of the same Mexican family - mother, father and daughter - were shot and killed here in an attack that bore the hallmarks of organized crime-related violence. The victims, still unidentified, were attacked Wednesday by at least eight armed assailants who burst into the family home in a poor neighborhood of this violence-wracked northern Mexican border city, a municipal police spokesman told Efe, without indicating a possible motive. More than 9,000 homicides have occurred in that border city across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, from 2008 to the present...more

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