U.S. Marine Killed in Border City
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A U.S. Marine was shot dead in the crime-ridden Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez in the early hours of Monday morning, a U.S. official said.When my grandmother came to the U.S. from Guadalaraja, she did it legally and painfully. The time has come to make the trip trip to the U.S. a little more legal and a whole lot less painful.
Mexican media named the soldier as Herbert Galvan, 23, a sergeant, who was shot apparently during an argument with the driver of a vehicle that sped away.
Chihuahua state's attorney general, Patricia Gonzalez, told the United States that authorities would "pursue vigorously those responsible," the U.S. official said.
Violent crime is common in Ciudad Juarez, across from El Paso, Texas, where drug trafficking gangs are based.
More than 300 women have been murdered in the city since 1993 in a systematic killing spree that has largely gone unsolved.
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