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Shooting at Mexican arcade leaves 9 dead

Feb. 4 (UPI) -- A shooting at a video arcade in Mexico's Michoacan state left nine people dead, including four minors, local officials said.

The shooting happened Monday in Uruapan, located in western Mexico.

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The Michoacan attorney general's office said four people entered the arcade and spoke to some patrons before opening fire with military-grade weapons. Investigators said they collected 65 "ballistic elements" from a 9mm caliber weapon.

Among the dead were four minors between the ages of 12 and 17.

Police said the arcade was used by a local gang, Los Viagra, to sell drugs. BBC News reported the shooting came days after police arrested a leader of Los Viagra.

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