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4 dead in shooting at soccer field in central Mexico


4 dead in shooting at soccer field in central Mexico
















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Last updated September 2, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. MDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Four people have been killed, including a former mayor, in an attack on a soccer field in central Mexico, state authorities say.

The Morelos state attorney’s office said in a statement that the attack happened Thursday night in the town of Yecapixtla. In addition to the four dead, there were a number of people injured in the shooting.

Gunmen in two vehicles fired at people gathered after a football match, the statement said. Local media reported at least eight injuries.

Yecapixtla Mayor Heladio Rafael Sánchez said via social media that among those killed was Refugio Amaro Luna, 57, a former mayor.

The Associated Press

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