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    Massive Mexican Gunfight Erupts Over El Chapo's Son

    Footage from the northern Mexican city of Culiacán showed heavily armed men firing on police yesterday after officers attempted to detain Ovidio Guzmán López, son of infamous drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán. Streets in the regional capital of Sinaloa, where El Chapo's cartel is based, were closed off as both sides exchanged gunfire for hours. A lawyer for El Chapo's family said, “Ovidio is alive and free,” though that hasn't been officially confirmed.

    Why is Ovidio wanted? He was indicted on U.S. federal drug charges in February for alleged distribution of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana.

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