Three Juárez police officers killed, woman injured by armed group

From the El Paso Times - JUAREZ -Three members of the Juárez police department were shot to death Wednesday afternoon after they finished their shift at the Babicora police station, authorities said. A woman walking near the area also was wounded and taken to a local hospital, officials said. The officers were in a green Chevrolet Impala when they were surprised by an armed group on Avenida de Las Torres and Hacienda de las Torres street. More than 30 shots were fired toward the car, which then crashed into a pole. At least one of the men was in his uniform. The shooting created a large police mobilization and a search for the shooters in nearby streets, but there were no known arrests. In the past year, 52 police officers have been killed in Juárez. Read more


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