Mexico online journalist shot and killed at taco stand

A police officer takes part in a security operation in Ciudad Juarez, a city in the northern state of Chihuahua, on February 13.</p>

A police officer takes part in a security operation in Ciudad Juarez, a city in the northern state of Chihuahua, on February 13.

GUADALAJARA, Mexico – An online journalist in northern Mexico was shot dead while he ate at a taco stand, the Associated Press reported.

Jaime Guadalupe Gonzalez Dominguez was shot at least 17 times in the border town of Ojinaga in Chihuahua state on Sunday night, El Universal reported.

Mexican magazine Proceso reported Dominguez was shot at least 18 times.

The gunmen stole his camera.

The journalist’s website, Ojinaga Noticias, described the attack as a “real shame” in what it said was probably its last story, the AP said.

The website was later taken down.

On the same day, 10 agricultural workers were murdered in a melon field in the southern state of Guerrero, the LA Times reported.

Milenio reported a group of hitmen burst into the field and shot dead nine men and one woman in the region known as Tierra Caliente.

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