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Two men fatally shot at San Ysidro border crossing

April 4, 2011 |  8:59 pm

Two men were fatally shot in Tijuana early Monday as they waited to cross into San Diego at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, said Baja California state authorities.

Sergio Salcido Luna, 25, and Kevin Joel Romero, 28, were in the line of cars approaching the border crossing at 2:40 a.m. when they were shot with a 9-millimeter weapon, according to a news release by the Baja California attorney general’s office.

The truck the men were traveling in had California license plates, and one Mexican media outlet reported that they were U.S. citizens. But Baja California Atty. Gen. Rommel Moreno Manjarrez said at a news conference that he could not confirm the men's citizenship.

The U.S. consul general’s office in Tijuana has yet to release information on their citizenship.

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-- Richard Marosi in San Diego

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