Second Rio Grande gunfire exchange reported

NewsNM - Swickard - Say, where was the Mexican police? If US citizens were shooting at Mexican police you can bet your last peso US law enforcement would be on the way.

From My San Antonio - By Lynn Brezosky - BROWNSVILLE — Gunmen from across the Rio Grande fired at U.S. law enforcement, instigating the second cross-border gunfire exchange this month. No injuries were reported from the brief gun battle, which broke out Sunday morning after police chased a truck loaded with marijuana. The smugglers threw bundles of drugs at them, then drove into the Rio Grande and splashed back to Mexico. Police fired back in response to shots from the other side. The incident followed a June 9 gun battle across the river in Hidalgo Countyin which U.S. officers fired some 300 rounds. Read more:



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