10 Dead in Mexico Shootout Include 5 Police, 2 Bystanders

March 20, 2015 7:36 PM

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Mexico's federal police say gunmen have ambushed a convoy of officers, leading to a shootout in which 10 people died, including five officers and two bystanders.

A police statement says the members of Mexico's new gendarmerie special force were ambushed late Thursday while patrolling in the town of Ocotlan in the western state of Jalisco.

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