Mexican Gunmen Dump 35 Dead Bodies on Busy Street

September 21, 2011 Updated Sep 21, 2011 at 10:36 AM EDT

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Mexican Gunmen Dump 35 Dead Bodies on Busy Street

September 21, 2011 Updated Sep 21, 2011 at 10:36 AM EDT

A horrific scene unfolded near the Mexican city of Veracruz on Tuesday when gunmen dumped 35 dead bodies on a street near a major shopping center, according to a Los Angeles Times story.

According to the report, a Mexican prosecutor said the victims were suspected to have had ties to organized crime, and that seven of the identified victims had criminal records for organized-crime activities.

Read the Los Angeles Times story HERE.