Editor Gunned Down

Gunmen ambushed and killed an editor with the Mexican weekly, Zeta, in front of his two children. Francisco Ortiz Franco died on the scene. The Zeta is well known for investigating the narcotics industry in Tijuana. This is the third attack on Zeta employees since 1988 when the paper’s cofounder was killed. In 1997 the paper’s publisher was ambushed and badly wounded.

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