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Gun violence death toll rises in Agua Prieta

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Posted at 11:22 AM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-14 20:50:42-04

MEXICO CITY — Four people are dead following a shooting incident in Agua Prieta on Friday.

According to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office, the gun violence started around 10:00 a.m. about three blocks from the Douglas Port of Entry.

In a statement released, Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels says "The unofficial death toll from incidents today is at 6 and we are attempting to confirm details to allow for release as soon as possible."

This is the second shooting incident in that area this week. On Tuesday, 9 people were shot dead and two more were wounded.

Carol Capas with CCSO says they have reached out to governor Ducey's office for assistance.

This is a developing story. Stay with KGUN9 and for more updates.

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