4th Journalist Murdered in Mexico Within Weeks
Suspected Mexican cartel gunmen murdered yet another Mexican reporter in the resort state of Baja California Sur. The attack marks the fourth murder of a Mexican journalist within a matter of weeks.
On Friday, a team of gunmen fired multiple shots at veteran crime reporter Maximino Rodriguez Palacios outside of a shopping mall in the resort town of La Paz Baja California Sur, Mexico’s Colectivo Pericu reported. Rodriguez was the crime beat reporter for Colectivo Pericu.
According to the newspaper, the attack took place when Rodriguez and his wife were pulling into the shopping center and were parking their vehicle. That is when a group of gunmen riding in a white SUV used assault rifles to fire a barrage of bullets at Rodriguez; his wife was not injured in the attack.
Colectivo Pericu issued…
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