A team of gunmen in the southern Mexican state of Tabasco opened fire on the home of a state police officer and his extended family Feb. 14, killing 12 people, including a 2-year-old and five other children. The killing of police officer Carlos Reyes López and his family came days after police in Tabasco captured four accused narco-gunmen and left one suspect dead. However, state authorities are saying a family feud may be behind the attack. The victims included Reyes López’s mother, wife, two children, and nephews. Also killed was a fruit vendor who had stopped at the home in the Monte Largo community of Macuspana municipality, west of Villahermosa. No arrests were reported. (LAT, AFP, La Jornada, El Universal, Feb. 16)
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