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Another dead in the fight in Mexico's drug war

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MICHOACAN, MEXICO (NBC) -- A high-ranking police commander is shot dead in Mexico.

Edgar Garcia was killed at a traffic light yesterday morning.

Gunmen in two vehicles fired 40 rounds into Garcia's truck.

Police nearby heard the shots and fired at one of the vehicles, killing its driver and causing it to crash near a university.

Mexico is facing brutal violence between drug gangs and authorities that has killed more than 6,000 people last year.

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