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Shooting Reported in Matamoros

Sunday, February 21, 2010 |


Matamoros, Tamaulipas -  Matamoros is under a tight security this afternoon after a shooting was recorded between federal and several civilians that unofficially resulted in one person killed and several others injured.

The incident took place on Sixth Street and Boulevard Manuel Lerma Cabazos at approximately 4:30 pm. At the scene witnesses say they saw the bodies of four people. During the shooting elements of the federal police shot at a public bus and an ambulance but no one was reported injured, however the rescue unit received at least 14 impacts from bullets.

Until this time Manuel Cabazos Lerma Boulevard is under tight security from Sixth Street to Third Street.

We also know that CMI Hospital which is located on Avenida and Calle Oaxaca Longoria there is a person who has multiple injuries from a firearm that apparently resulted from the gunfire between the soldiers and civilians.

More as we get it.

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