In Mexico, at the event attended by the mayor of the city the shooting occurred

© AP Photo / Marco UgarteПолиция, Mexico. Archival photoIn Mexico, at the event attended by the mayor of the city the shooting occurred© AP Photo / Marco Ugarte

A public event with the participation of the mayor of the Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo in Tamaulipas state was interrupted Wednesday by shooting.

In social networks was published video from the event. The record shows, as mayor Enrique Rivas Cuellar, accompanied by a few person who conducts the ceremony in the open air, when suddenly shots rang out.

Present fall to the ground, and the mayor, his guard quickly leads to the car. Then the footage appear armed military or police. According to records, shots were fired near the venue of the mayor of the city of the event, but not for the participants. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.

The border with the US state of Tamaulipas is the scene of confrontation between two powerful Mexican cartel «Los Zetas» and the «Bay» in the control of drug distribution in the United States.

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