14-year-old nicknamed ‘El Chapito’ arrested for murder of 8 at birthday party

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Mexican police have arrested a 14-year-old boy in the murders of eight people near Mexico City, the federal Public Safety Department said Thursday, according to The Associated Press.

The boy, who authorities have dubbed “El Chapito,” opened fire on a family in the Mexico City suburb of Chimalhuacan, according to police reports. The family was celebrating a birthday, law enforcement officials said.

Eight people were killed and seven others, including two children, were wounded.

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