21 killed in gun­fight 12 miles from Ari­zona

Austin American-Statesman - - FRIDAYBRIEFING -

HER­MOSILLO, Sonora — Twenty-one peo­ple died in a mas­sive gun­bat­tle be­tween ri­val drug-and mi­grant-traf­fick­ing gangs in a sparsely pop­u­lated area in Sonora state, about 12 miles from the Ari­zona border. The Sonora state at­tor­ney gen­eral’s of­fice said that nine peo­ple were cap­tured by po­lice at the scene, six of whom had been wounded dur­ing the con­fronta­tion.

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