Border town head cop: Mexican police tried to kill me

Juarez chief of police says Mexican federal cops shot at his vehicle several times


By Marisela Ortega Lozano
El Paso Times

EL PASO, Texas — Juárez chief of police, Julián Leyzaola, has filed a formal complaint against several Mexican federal police officers accusing them of attempted murder because they reportedly shot at his vehicle several times Monday night.

The alleged shooting took place late Monday night outside the Cereso prison in Juárez. The shooting reportedly occurred while inmates were fighting inside the prison. Leyzaola was unharmed.

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