Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Who Is Getting Killed In Juarez? The Mayor Speaks

According to a story in Diario today, Mayor Jose Reyes Ferriz yesterday indicated that in comparison with last year, when many of the homicides in Juarez were of men involved at the middle levels of organized crime, and were shot with assault rifles, this year the trend is toward young men between the ages of 17 and 21 who have just begun to traffic in retail sales of drugs. The weapon of choice in these cases are handguns.

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