Ex-cop shot to death
A former state police officer was shot to death Tuesday night at his residence in southern Mexicali, according to police reports.
Authorities said the individual was shot while inside his gray Mazda CX7 vehicle with California plates at his Colonia Adolfo Lopez Mateos neighborhood minutes before midnight.
The incident was reported at 448 Adolfo Ruiz Cortines St.
The ex-cop with the state Preventive police department was approached by unknown assailants and shot just before arriving at his residence.
Authorities said Nicolás Francisco Ibarra Pino, 36, had three shots in the abdomen, both legs and left arm.
The former police agent was transported to Mexicali’s General Hospital by Red Cross paramedics under serious health conditions but succumbed to injuries just past midnight.