American man held in shooting of U.S. official in Mexico

LAT – Mexican authorities have arrested a man suspected of shooting a U.S. official in the western state of Guadalajara. The suspect, Zafar Zia, 31, is a U.S. citizen. Mexican and U.S. State Department officials have not said why Zia was in the country or why he may have targeted Christopher Ashcraft, a State Department employee who worked out of the American Consulate in Guadalajara.

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