15 Killed in Car Wash Massacre

Most victims were drug rehab center clients
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 28, 2010 2:44 AM CDT
Police officers secure the area where 15 men were shot to death by unknown gunmen at a car wash in Tepic, Mexico.   (AP Photo/El Meridiano)
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(Newser) – Suspected drug cartel gunmen opened fire at a car wash in Tepic, western Mexico, killing 15 people in the violence-wracked nation's third massacre in less than a week. Ten of the victims are believed to have been clients of a drug treatment center, the New York Times reports. Thirteen people were killed at a rehab center in Tijuana over the weekend, and 14 were killed at a birthday party in Ciudad Juarez last Friday.

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