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Three migrants shot dead near US-Mexico border San Luis

Three immigrants were shot dead while trying to flee a robbery along the U.S.-Mexico border near San Luis, Arizona, local officials said. No one appears to have been seriously injured.

Chief Constable Patricia McGurk Daniel of the U.S. Border Patrol in the Yuma area said Friday that border agents responded to reports of shootings along the border and found three migrants injured.

“Immigrants said robbers tried to rob them or opened fire as they fled,” McGurkDaniel said. She added that the victim had a gunshot wound to the leg.

No other details about the shooting have been released.

San Luis is a city south of Yuma, right next to San Luis Rio Colorado on the Mexican side of the border.

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