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Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Texas - Authorities probe lawyer murder, drug cartel link
SOUTHLAKE, Texas -- The man gunned down Wednesday night in Southlake
Town Square in front of dozens of onlookers worked as an attorney and
has ties to Mexican drug cartels, sources tell WFAA. Juan Jesus Guerrero-Chapa, 43, was shopping with his wife just before 7
p.m. Wednesday when a man with a partially-covered face shot nine times
at the passenger side of the couple's Range Rover, killing Mr.
Guerrero-Chapa as he and his wife got in the vehicle. "Obviously, the nature of this homicide -- the way it was carried
out, indicates an organization trained to do this type of activity,"
said Southlake Police Chief Steve Mylett.
Southlake police wouldn't publicly link Guerrero-Chapa to the cartels,
but did acknowledge federal authorities are helping the investigation
and did say the killing wasn't random...more