Eight killed in kidnap shootout
two police officers and six others are dead following a gunfight in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero.
State prosecutors spokesman Randy Suastegui says gunmen fired on state police who were responding to a reported kidnapping near Ometepec.
Suastegui says the police encountered the suspected kidnappers on the highway and pursued them around 1:30 p.m.
It is not immediately clear what happened to the kidnap victim.