Masked gunmen open fire at cockfight club in northern Mexico; 6 killed, 14 injured

Mexico City: Authorities in northern Mexico say gunmen shot up a clandestine cockfight arena in the Chihuahua state capital, killing six people and wounding 14.

Representational image. AP

Representational image. AP

The state prosecutor's office says in a statement that several masked attackers fired at people gathered at the "Santa Maria" cockfight club late on Sunday off a highway on the southern edge of Chihuahua city.

Prosecutors said that four victims were killed at the scene and two more died while receiving medical treatment. Two children ages 7 and 10 were among the wounded.

There were no immediate arrests.


Updated Date: Feb 05, 2018 12:06 PM

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