Mexican Journalist, Family Escape Death in Attack on His Residence

Posted on October 6, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico, Social Issues reported the home of a Mexican journalist who covers crime and politics was attacked by gunmen who shot at his house while he and his family were asleep inside. Margarito Juárez González’s family narrowly escaped death or injury. He told his editors at the daily newspaper Página 24 in Fresnillo city that the bullets grazed their heads. “I thought we were going to die,” he said. Arturo Nahle García, attorney general for Zacatecas state, said the attack may have been in connection with Juárez’s coverage of crime. Juárez has reported on the mismanagement of municipal money and the lack of security in the city. Read Article

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