CNN: Another ‘Fast and Furious’ Gun Shows Up at Mexico Murder Scene
CNN: ‘Fast and Furious’ Guns Still Showing Up at Murder Scenes in Mexico (Mediaite)
A CNN report broadcast on Tuesday revealed that gun released to Mexican gangs as part of the Fast and Furious “gun-walking” operation are continuing to show up at scenes of violence sound of the American border. According to the CNN report, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives acknowledged that more weapons released into Mexico are likely to continue surfacing in the coming years.
The latest Fast and Furious weapon to be acquired by authorities was used in a December 18 shootout in Puerto Penasco, Mexico.
CNN acquired video of the shootout, posted to YouTube, which featured audio of the violent gun battle between Mexican gangs and authorities. Five people were killed in the shootout, including a “senior member” of a Mexican drug cartel, CNN’s Evan Perez reported.