Cartel gunmen ambushed Mexican border state police officers outside their station Tuesday. The attack triggered a shootout, killing one gunman and wounding one officer.
The firefight began outside the police station in Villa Union, Coahuila, where gunmen suspected of being with the Cartel Del Noreste faction of Los Zetas targeted officers as they were leaving the building.
The attackers rode in four SUVs at the time of the incident. Officers returned fire while waiting for backup. During the initial ambush, the gunmen managed to shoot one officer five times. First responders rushed to the scene as the wounded officer lay bleeding out in the street. The officer is listed under serious condition in a Saltillo hospital and is under heavy guard. full story
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