Gunmen ambush, kill Mexican navy vice admiral, escort officer in violent state; 2 others hurt

  • by: ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 28, 2013 - 8:20 PM

MORELIA, Mexico — Gunmen ambushed and killed one of Mexico's highest ranking navy officials and the officer escorting him Sunday in the rough western state of Michoacan, authorities said. Two other people were injured in the shooting in an area where a fight between rival drug cartels has caused a new outburst of violence.

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