Thursday, November 03, 2011

Texas Sheriff Says Shootout Was “Spill Over” of Mexico’s Drug Violence

After a shootout left a deputy seriously injured and a Mexican man dead, the local county sheriff is saying it was linked to a nearby dispute involving the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico’s largest drug trafficking gangs. Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino said the violent dispute “spilled over” into the U.S. from Mexico, saying it’s the first time he’s been able to point to an incident and say the violence from Mexico has finally crossed the border...more

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