Mexico arrest in US agent killing

BBC News

Mexican troops have arrested an alleged drug gang hitman suspected of killing a US immigration agent last week.

Julian Zapata Espinoza told soldiers he and other gunmen opened fire on the agent’s car, thinking it belonged to a rival gang, officials said.

Agent Jaime Zapata was killed and agent Victor Avila injured in an ambush on a road near the city of San Luis Potosi.

Read More: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-12560788

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