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Latino Daily News

Monday January 24, 2011

Mexico Bloodshed:  Mass Shooting Leaves 6 Dead; Many Youth Injured at Community Soccer Field

Six young men ranging in age from 19 to 23 years old were killed early evening Sunday at a local community center’s soccer field in the Colonia Franciso I. Madero situated in Juarez, Mexico. 

The unidentified assassins open fired and spent 128 bullets out of a high-powered weapon or weapons, injuring two thirteen year old girls and another two men besides the other men they killed.

Three of the men died on the field and the rest died at different hospitals throughout Juarez.  Two of the victims were brothers: Mario and Gustavo Moreno. 

The Governor of Chihuahua, Cesar Duarte, has said he sees this as a warning message to state and municipal authorities but would not elaborate.  No one has been detained in the shooting nor have suspects been identified.