Skip to comments.6 bodies found in Tijuana house after shootout
Posted on 01/18/2008 5:47:13 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
TIJUANA, Mexico - Officials said they found six executed kidnapping victims inside a Tijuana house where gunmen took refuge Thursday during a chaotic three-hour shootout with soldiers and police.
The victims, all male, were blindfolded and gagged and had been shot in the head, said Edgar Millan, a spokesman with the federal Public Safety Department, at a news conference in Tijuana.
Soldiers, state and local police were sent in to help control the firefight that began when federal agents prepared to raid a house near the U.S. border that police now say was a shelter for a cell of the Arellano Felix drug cartel.
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Who were the kidnapping victims? American or Mexican?
Article doesn’t say.
It’s a matter of time before this drug violence spills out over our borders.
What is a gunman? Who are gunmen?
If Mexico had a 2nd Amendment right to a firearm several of them might have had a chance to fight off the kidnappers as they tried to take them hostage.
Four gunmen arrested
Four gunmen were arrested — one is a state police investigator and another a Tijuana police officer, he said. The four men will be flown to Mexico City for questioning.
A static defence is such a bad idea...
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