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Family members comfort the girlfriend (far left) of 17-year-old Gabriel Arellano Sotelo, the civilian caught in the cross-fire. Sotelo's girlfriend is one month pregnant with Gabriel's child. ..Four Federal Police officers, one female Municipal Police and one civilian were killed outside a gasoline station on the corner of Santiago Troncoso and Durango Ave. in Ciudad Juarez on the afternoon of April 23, 2010. Another woman who was tending to her local business and a Federal Police officer where wounded and transferred to a nearby hospital. According to witnesses, a total of four vans packed with 30 shooters, closed in on the officers with high caliber weapons and opened fire on them around 12:30 pm. .©Javier Manzano