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Shootout at famed Mexico City mariachi plaza leaves five dead

Shootout at famed Mexico City mariachi plaza leaves five deadA shootout at a Mexico City plaza famed for its live music bars left three men and two women dead, officials said on Saturday, a day after gunmen said by witnesses to be dressed as mariachi musicians opened fire with rifles and pistols. Eight others, including one foreigner, were injured in the incident at the Plaza Garibaldi in the capital’s historic downtown, the city prosecutor’s office said in a statement, without disclosing identities of any of the victims. Four of the deceased victims ranged in age from 22 to 46 years old, officials said.



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Five deaths in mariachi plaza shootout pose test for Mexico's new government

Five deaths in mariachi plaza shootout pose test for Mexico's new governmentAt Plaza Garibaldi in the capital’s historic downtown on Friday night, gunmen said by witnesses to be dressed as mariachi musicians opened fire with pistols and rifles, injuring eight and sending onlookers running and screaming. Homicides have surged since 2014 in Mexico City, an arts, food and culture hotspot for tourists from around the globe that has been spared much of the drug violence plaguing cartel strongholds, which has even hit resort towns Cancun, Los Cabos and Acapulco. The capital is on track to register a record number of homicides this year, and reversing that trend is part of incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s enormous challenge to stem crime and violence nationwide.



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Dash cam video: Shootout between suspect and state police

Dash cam video: Shootout between suspect and state policeDash camera video shows a harrowing shootout between a man pulled over for speeding and two Pennsylvania state police troopers.



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Two Officers Have Been Wounded in a Shootout at a San Diego Condominium

Two Officers Have Been Wounded in a Shootout at a San Diego CondominiumThe two male officers are expected to recover



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Gang shootout at New Jersey arts festival kills one, injures 22

Gang shootout at New Jersey arts festival kills one, injures 22One of the shooting victims was a 13-year-old boy who was in extremely critical condition, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri told a news conference. Three others were in critical condition. At least two people opened fire around 2:45 a.m. at the annual Art All Night event in Trenton, about 60 miles (100 km) southwest of New York City.



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Cases against bikers struggle 3 years after Waco shootout

Cases against bikers struggle 3 years after Waco shootoutWACO, Texas (AP) — Texas prosecutors who have failed to convict a single person in the three years since a Waco shooting left nine bikers dead are trying a new tack of targeting fewer cases, but attorneys for the bikers say the evidence is so shaky and the lead prosecutor's credibility so damaged that it will be difficult to make the remaining charges stick.



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The Latest: Troopers hit in Oklahoma shootout leave hospital

The Latest: Troopers hit in Oklahoma shootout leave hospitalTALIHINA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of several Oklahoma troopers who were serving a warrant in southeast Oklahoma (all times local):



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4 Troopers Injured, Suspect Dead in Shootout at Home That May Have Been Booby-Trapped to Spark a Fire

4 Troopers Injured, Suspect Dead in Shootout at Home That May Have Been Booby-Trapped to Spark a FireThe blaze has consumed several buildings



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Mike Pompeo confirms "a couple hundred" Russian soldiers were killed in Syrian shootout

Mike Pompeo confirms "a couple hundred" Russian soldiers were killed in Syrian shootoutSecy. of State nominee Mike Pompeo confirms "a couple hundred" Russian soldiers were killed in Syrian shootout involving US forces.



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Bodycam video shows 2016 shootout between Central Florida man and police

Bodycam video shows 2016 shootout between Central Florida man and policeNewly released police footage shows how Deputy Justin Ferrari arrested a man after a shootout, while saving his wife and three children in Central Florida.



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