Mexican link to Interpol shot in El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Gunmen in El Salvador have shot and seriously wounded a Mexican diplomat who works with the international police agency Interpol. Police say the diplomat's wife has been killed.

The deputy director of police investigations says the two were shot to death while in their car in the Salvadorean capital on Friday. Howard Cotto says the motive of the attack is not yet known.

Mexico's embassy in the Central American country confirms that First Secretary Guillermo Medina Alfaro has been seriously injured. His wife Claudia de Medina has died.

It says Medina works with the regional office of interpol.

He was shot during another attack in February that police described as a robbery attempt.

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