Mexico - Policeman gets shot in the leg after stopping a Mexican Army convoy

Monterrey, NL .- Mexican Army personnel had a confrontation with Juarez, Nuevo Leon policemen who stopped the military convoy transporting a man who was arrested by military personnel when they found drugs and guns in his truck. The man was being transported to a local military base.

The incident took place at 19:00 hours when at least 2 units of the police of Juarez stopped the military convoy that was transporting the detainee and its truck to a near military base.

One of the officers who blocked the way with his truck took off running trying to escape.

The soldiers made some shots to the air and ordered him to stop but the policeman ignored them, and one of the soldiers eventually shot the officer in the leg.

After wounding the officer he was aided by the same soldiers and taken to a local hospital.