Four U.S. citizens were reportedly kidnapped after a gunman opened fire on their vehicle in the northern Mexico border city of Matamoros, the FBI says.
The four individuals reportedly crossed the border from Brownsville, Texas, in a white minivan with North Carolina license plates.
According to the FBI, the vehicle underwent gunfire shortly after it entered Mexico.
“All four Americans were placed in a vehicle and taken from the scene by armed men,” the FBI said.
This video footage is believed to be the moment the individuals were kidnapped:
Just the usual dragging of bodies after a cartel shootout in broad daylight, today in Matamoros.#Mexico #Narcostate #FailedState pic.twitter.com/bfWwNgjBcB
— David Wolf (@DavidWolf777) March 4, 2023
CBS News reported:
The U.S. consulate in Matamoros issued an alert on Friday about media reports of an individual shot during what appears…