Chaotic shootout in South Juarez leaves six dead


JUAREZ, Mex. (KTSM) — UPDATE: Police say six suspected cartel members were killed and another two were arrested in the shootout along Casas Grandes Highway in South Juarez Friday night. One of the two who were arrested was a woman, police say.


At least five people were killed and one police officer injured after a chaotic shooting in South Juarez that was captured on a cell phone video.

It happened around 4 p.m. Friday in South Juarez off Casas Grandes Highway in a desert area.

According to KTSM’s Juarez correspondent, the shootout lasted more than ten minutes and in the end, five suspects were killed and a Juarez Police officer was shot in the leg.

This is a developing story, it will be updated as additional information becomes available.

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