Politician, State Officials Killed in Nuevo Laredo

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NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (KGNS) - A politician and other state officials are assassinated Wednesday night in Nuevo Laredo.

According to the website Nuevo Laredo Frontera al Rojo Vivo, one of the officials is Regional Coordinator for the Attorney General's Office Ricardo Martinez Chavez.

Along with Chavez, two other officials were shot and killed.

Another official was also injured, but was treated in a Nuevo Laredo hospital.

According to the website, the attack was made at a street intersection after officials had concluded a meeting.

Chavez, along with the two slain officials, took office last October.

Tamaulipas Governor Francisco Garcia Cabeza de Vaca wrote last night on his Twitter account: "I regret and condemn the cowardly murders in Nuevo Laredo of the elements of the PGJ. I express my condolences to their families."

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