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Posted: 1/5/2003 2:58:05 PM EST
Jan 5, 7:32 PM EST Six Killed in Texas Home Invasion EDINBURG, Texas (AP) -- Six men were shot to death early Sunday in a home invasion by four or five intruders, authorities said. Police said they believe the assailants were searching for weapons and drugs. A witness, who was tied up with an electrical cord during the shooting and survived, told authorities that one of the assailants wore clothing with the word "police" on it. Five of the victims were found in one house; another was found in a second house on the same property, Sgt. Rey Ramirez said. He said no arrests had been made. Police were called to the rural scene by the survivor. Neighbors reported hearing shots fired but did not see anything, Ramirez said. Ramirez said police knew two of the victims from previous investigations; victims' names were not released. Edinburg is about 220 miles south of San Antonio near the southern Texas-Mexico border.
Link Posted: 1/5/2003 3:07:36 PM EST
probably the JBT(swat team) from florida, they didn't get to shoot anybody there.....[;)] Actually, this kind of action is going to make it dangerous for warrant servers in the near future.
Link Posted: 1/5/2003 3:09:38 PM EST
Only time ive been in Edinburg our trunk was broken into and about 2000 worht of crap was stolen.....I dont think that town is very safe
Link Posted: 1/5/2003 3:12:29 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/5/2003 3:13:13 PM EST by -Duke-Nukem-]
Link Posted: 1/5/2003 3:12:40 PM EST
Sounds like a case of "bad guy meets bad guy" Scratch the proprietor of the local crack house. Risks of the trade I suppose.
Link Posted: 1/5/2003 3:13:38 PM EST
Thanks for the Heads up TJ...
Link Posted: 1/5/2003 3:14:35 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/5/2003 3:31:53 PM EST
This sounds like something former or current Mexican LEOs would do.
Link Posted: 1/5/2003 3:46:18 PM EST
Bet the homeowners had a good stash. You'd think as criminals they would have had some guns, because only criminals would own guns, right?
Link Posted: 1/5/2003 3:56:43 PM EST
Link, source, pics.....I'd like to see more. Interesting, could be the local gang bangers are trying to make it difficult for the cops. I know cops have done this before, Ruby Ridge, Waco.....but I'd like to read/hear more on this one. Something doesn't sound right.
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