Thursday, November 07, 2019

Seven-month-old baby found alive after mass shooting in Mexico

A seven-month-old baby has been found alive among the bodies of three adults and six children who were gunned down in a car in northern Mexico. Faith was stowed away by her mother Christina Langford Johnson in the back seat of their SUV. Officials in the Central American country said she then got out of the vehicle, but she was shot and killed. Two other mothers, twin babies and four other children were also gunned down in the attack. Five children were also wounded and were later flown to an Arizona hospital for treatment. Faith was found inside the vehicle 11 hours later. Mexican officials have said they believe the family were mistaken for members of a drug cartel by a rival gang as they travelled along a dirt road in Bavispe, Sonora, on their way to Chihuahua. There had been a gunfight in the area earlier in the day, they added. This was disputed by family member Max LeBaron, who said he believed they had been targeted. “They are just trying to terrorise the community, the people who are here,” he told CBS News. “They are just trying to run us out of our farms.”...MORE

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