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Mexican Border Town House Party Turns Into Gang Massacre

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Mexican prosecutors say at least 12 youths aged 14 to 20 have been shot dead at a party in Ciudad Juarez.

Chihuahua state prosecutors spokesman Fidel Banuelos says gunmen in three cars drove up to a house party in the border city across from El Paso, Texas, around 11 p.m. Friday and began shooting.

Banuelos said Saturday that at least 18 people were wounded, the youngest a 9-year-old child.

Police found 70 bullet casings from assault weapons typically used by drug gangs.

The attackers escaped, and there have been no arrests.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Mexican prosecutors say at least 12 youths aged 14 to 20 have been shot dead at a party in Ciudad Juarez.

Chihuahua state prosecutors spokesman Fidel Banuelos says gunmen in three cars drove up to a house party in the border city across from El Paso, Texas, around 11 p.m. Friday and began shooting.

Bunuelos said Saturday that at least 18 people were wounded, the youngest a 9-year-old child.

Police found 70 bullet casings from assault weapons typically used by drug gangs.

The attackers escaped, and there have been no arrests.

(This version CORRECTS the spelling of 'Banuelos' on 2nd reference.)

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