Mexico: 14 Police on Trial for US SUV Shooting

08/20/14 ABC News

justice - gavelFourteen former federal police officers have gone on trial on charges of using excessive force in a 2012 shooting attack that wounded two CIA agents, Mexico’s national security commissioner said Wednesday.

Monte Alejandro Rubido said there was no evidence the police officers had acted on orders from an organized crime gang, saying the attack on the diplomatic vehicle was a case of mistaken identity.

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Mexico charges 14 federal police over attack on US officers

Reuters, 11/9/2012

Mexico on Friday formally charged 14 federal police officers with attempted murder for an August attack on two U.S. agents, identified by sources as CIA agents, that embarrassed the Mexican government with its powerful northern neighbor. Mexican security sources have placed responsibility for the attack on corrupt police working in cahoots with drug gangs.

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