SAN DIEGO — The Baja California State Attorney General’s Office said that shooters attacked a road race event about 90 miles south of the border. Ten of the drivers were killed and nine others were hurt.
A news statement from the AG’s office says that the victims were waiting in their “dune buggy”-style race cars when several armed men jumped out of a late-model silver SUV and started shooting at the cars.
Around 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, the attack happened along the Transpeninsular Highway in the small town of San Vicente.
The drivers were in the “Cachanillazo,” which started earlier in the day in Ensenada and ended in San Felipe, which is on the Gulf of California.
Several videos shared on social media show dead bodies on the ground while cops investigate.
In one video, a woman can be seen running into a building as multiple gunshots can be heard in the background.
No one knows who the victims are or what country they are from.
The injured people were taken to hospitals in northern Baja California by the Mexican Red Cross.