Saturday, August 25, 2012

Two U.S. Workers From The Embassy In Mexico City Shot By Federal Police

Injured U.S. Embassy workers recovering from gunfire at a hospital in Cuernavaca.

By H. Nelson Goodson
August 25, 2012

Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico - On Friday, two employees from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City were reported injured after being shot multiple times by Mexican federal police during a vehicle chase. The workers were traveling in a black  Toyota SUV type of vehicle with diplomatic plates on the Mexico City and Cuernavaca highway when federal police attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver noticed the armed men (federal police) and failed to stop.
A chased by federal police and three other vehicles pursued the U.S. workers near Cuernavaca before 8:35 a.m. and fired more than 40 shots from 762 Cal. weapons at the right side of the diplomatic vehicle. The two Americans were injured and then taken to a hospital in Cuernavaca and are recovering.
Federal police thought they were kidnappers and members of a criminal organization. The U.S. government has not released a statement other that the American employees from the U.S. Embassy had been ambused by armed men.

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