According to the Proceso magazine website a Canadian citizen, Kenneth Charles Peter Klowak, was shot and killed by an armed group of men in the town of Allende, Coahuila located approximately 40 miles from Eagle Pass, Texas.
The incident occurred about 5:00 PM on Wednesday, June 9th.
A second person who was a passenger in the same vehicle with Mr.Klowak was seriously injured.
State prosecutor Jesus Torres Charles confirmed the death of the Canadian who suffered two bullet wounds. The unidentified passenger also suffered several gunshot wounds and could be a U.S. citizen according to the prosecutor.
The encounter began after the pair left Piedras Negras en route to the town of Muzquiz.
According to a police report a group of gunmen intercepted the gold Suburban in which the victims were traveling at the junction of Highway 57 and Highway 2. The Suburban refused to stop and attempted to evade the armed group
The gunmen pursued and shot at the vehicle which crashed and overturned in Allende.
A local reporter interviewed several witnesses to the chase that stated speeds reached up to 100 miles per hour under a hail of gunfire.
After Kenneth Klowak’s Suburban crashed and overturned in Allende, one of the pursuing gunmen descended from his vehicle and in front of more than a dozen travelers on the highway walked to the wreckage and shot Mr. Klowak twice in the head.