MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three gunmen entered a party early Friday in northern Mexico and opened fire on attendees, killing six people and wounding 26 others.
Two of the dead were under the age of 18 and five of the injured were children. Four of the injured were reported to be in critical condition at local hospitals, while 13 others were treated and released.
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Prosecutors in the border state of Sonora said the killings in the city of Ciudad Obregon were an attack on a suspected cartel member wanted on murder and other charges.
A fourth gunman involved in the attack was already at the party. The suspected cartel member tried to escape but was killed.
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The perpetrators managed to escape. Sonora has been the scene of bloody battles between various drug gangs.