Army general says justice will be done in civilian shooting

A senior field commander called for the public not to lose confidence in the military after the accidental shooting of a family last week. Soldiers opened fire on a sedan that failed to stop at a military checkpoint on the Monterrey-Laredo highway, killing the father and his 15-year-old son and wounding five others. General Cuauhtémoc Antúnez, the commander of the 7th Military Region where the incident occurred, said that no one in the military was above the law, and that military justice would be impartial. A captain, a non-commissioned officer, and two soldiers have been arrested on homicide charges in the incident. The General also expressed the sorrow of the armed forces at the incident. (Universal 9/13, Reforma 9/13)

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