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Houston Texas Gun Stores Blamed For Mexican Drug Cartels Firearms

Weapons sold in Houston kill in Mexico
Plentiful shops, border proximity make the city the go-to market for drug cartels
Copyright 2008 Houston Chronicle
Nov. 29, 2008, 11:24PM

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

Added: Dec-2-2008 Occurred On: Dec-2-2008
By: tdcjsortsgt
Tags: Houston, Texas Guns, Firearms, Gun Rights, Mexican Drug Cartels, Immigration
Location: Houston, Texas, United States (load item map)
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