By Chris Covert
Six unidentified individuals were shot to death in an apparent pursuit and ambush in Apodaca municipality, Nuevo Leon Monday afternoon, according to Mexican news accounts.
The victims were aboard their Nissan Sentra sedan in La Encarnacion colony when armed suspects, who had been following them shot them. The attack took place on Calle Ignacio Sepulveda.
Three of the victims attempted to flee the gunfire but were hit a short distance away.
Three other individuals were murdered in ongoing drug and gang violence in Monterrey.
- Two unidentified youths were shot to death Monday morning. The victims were near the intersection of Calles Lazaro Cardenas and Calle Praga in El Torre colony aboard a Jeep Patriot SUV when they were struck by gunfire. The victims were apparently pursued by their attackers before they were killed.
- An unidentified individual was found dead aboard a vehicle in Arturo B. de la Garza colony in south Monterrey. The vehicle had been immolated.
Chris Covert writes Mexican Drug War and national political news for Rantburg.com