5 Killed in Mexican Concert Stampede

Gunshots trigger deadly rush for cover
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted May 3, 2010 3:55 AM CDT
5 Killed in Mexican Concert Stampede
Gunshots in Guadelupe triggered mad rush for cover.   (AP Photo/Guillermo Arias)

(Newser) – A concert in the Mexican city of Guadalupe turned deadly after gunshots triggered a stampede that crushed 5 people, the BBC reports. At east 12 people were injured as the panicked crowd of 500 people rushed for cover after shots rang out. No one was shot, but police found spent shell casings on the arena floor. The concert featured the popular Mexican group Intocable.
(Read more Mexico stories.)

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