The Mexican drug cartels are continuing to target elected and government officials with the latest killing coming this weekend in Ciudad Juarez where a local official and his son were gunned down.
The murder of Rito Grado Serrano and his son Rigoberto occurred at their home near the U.S.-Mexico border and they appeared to be targeted. Mexican police are investigating.
Other violence over the weekend included an attempted ambush of Mexican Navy personnel in Tamaulipas. The ambush left two people dead, none of the Navy personnel was injured.