April 24, 2010
Seven people were killed in a shootout at noon on Friday in the city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, according to a report by CNN.
Six of the victims were police officers, all part of the task force for fighting drug violence, and one was a 17-year-old boy, according to Mayor Jose Reyes Ferriz.
According to CNN two other officers were wounded and one civilian was hit by shrapnel.
It started with two patrol cars stopping a few people they had been investigating. Two vehicles, or more, attacked the police with AK-47s, according to Reyes.
According to CNN, Juarez is the most violent city in nation. In 2009, there were 2,600 deaths related to drugs.