It was a scene straight out of a gang-infested town in provincial Mexico. More than 1,000 Mexican marines and federal and local police moved in on a rough corner of the national capital on Thursday to capture accused drug cartel boss Felipe de Jesús Pérez Luna — nicknamed “El Ojos,” or “The Eyes” — who was then killed in the ensuing shootout.
"Mexico City Has Mostly Been Spared From Grisly Drug Violence. Now That May Be Changing." is from the July 26, 2017 WorldViews section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Agren and narrated by Sam Scholl.