Weapons sold in Houston kill in Mexico
Plentiful shops, border proximity make the city the go-to market for drug cartels
By DANE SCHILLER
Copyright 2008 Houston Chronicle
Nov. 29, 2008, 11:24PM
GUILLERMO ARIAS ASSOCIATED PRESS
A police officer in Tijuana, Mexico, investigates the scene where a woman was killed by gunmen in a parking lot last week.
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Tragic path to Acapulco ends in woman's death Map: Houston-Mexico criminal connections Graphic: Guns used in execution linked to Houston store Drug cartel gangsters waging a criminal insurgency against Mexican society and government are making the Houston area their marketplace of choice, as they spend millions of dollars statewide buying military-style weapons and ammunition.
Gangsters have honed in on this city because of its glut of gun shops, its proximity
Tags: Houston, Texas Guns, Firearms, Gun Rights, Mexican Drug Cartels, Immigration
Location: Houston, Texas, United States (load item map)
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