Clashes among criminals leave 14 dead at Texas/Tamaulipas border

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email

The state

Authorities say four people were killed in separate shootouts in Madero, with two more bodies found separately.

TAMAULIPAS, MX (AP) - Authorities in Mexico's Tamaulipas state say a series of clashes among criminals has left 14 dead near the border with Texas.

The state's coordinating group of state and federal law enforcement says the confrontations happened throughout the day Sunday in Madero and Tampico.

Authorities say four people were killed in separate shootouts in Madero, with two more bodies found separately.

Six people died in a shootout in Tampico. Two more were found shot to death in other locations....one inside an ice cream store.


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