Bang! Bang! Welcome To Mexico

As the income gap widens, a crime wave spreads

Riding to work in his bulletproof Mercedes-Benz, Antonio Gutierrez Cortina was cut off by three cars in a narrow street near his house in southern Mexico City. Armed men jumped out and yelled at the wealthy financier to get out. As his chauffeur tried to maneuver the Mercedes out of the trap, 11 shots fired by the would-be kidnappers bounced off the car's armor. Gutierrez Cortina and his driver escaped unharmed, and the police gave chase to the kidnappers, who fled.

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