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US citizen arrested in shooting of consular official in Mexico

MEXICO CITY –  Mexican prosecutors said Sunday that they have detained a U.S. citizen as the main suspect in the shooting of an official at the U.S. consulate in the western city of Guadalajara. The federal Attorney General’s Office said that “a U.S. citizen was identified and detained for his presumed involvement in the case.

U.S. official in Mexico shot in chest, in stable condition

A U.S. consular official in the Mexican city of Guadalajara was shot by a gunman but was in stable condition, Mexican authorities said on Saturday, prompting the FBI to offer a reward for information. The victim was attacked on Friday evening in Mexico’s second largest city, in the often violent western state of Jalisco, according