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TWO KILLED AND TWO WOUNDED.


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RESULT OF A QUARREL BETWEEN JEALOUS MEXICAN RIVALS.

Report published in The New York Times / April 9, 1893

PUEBLO, Mexico, April 8. -- An encounter that resulted in the killing of two persons and the dangerous wounding of two others has been reported to the police.

Luis Rogero and a young woman named Anita Martinz went to a lodging house here and engaged rooms. The met a young merchant named Francisco Rodriques and a woman named Zulema Flores at the house. The two men had been rivals for the hand of the Flores woman, and they became involved in a quarrel in which the two women participated.

The noise attracted a large crowd of people to the place. The two belligerents began shooting at each other. A number of shots were exchanged, which went wide of their mark, but one of them struck the Martinz woman, killing her, and another killed a bystander named Guerrero. Two other spectators were struck with bullets, and probably fatally wounded.

The two principals and the women have been arrested and placed in jail.

 

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