"La Familia" Drug Cartel Leader Killed In Shootout, According To Mexican Authorities
POSTED: Friday, December 10, 2010 - 11:39pm
UPDATED: Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 4:01pm
One of the leaders and founders of the drug cartel group, La Familia, has reportedly been killed. Mexican national security says Nazario Moreno a.k.a "El Chayo" is dead following a battle with police in the Mexican state of Michoacan. The operation, which included a number of Mexican agencies, killed five federal agents, three criminals and three civilians. Three others were arrested.