Shootout, chase disrupts rush hour traffic in Reynosa

Authorities are asking residents to look for alternate routes after a shootout and chase started during rush hour traffic near a popular supermarket in Reynosa.

Users of the social media network Twitter reported a shootout in front of a Chedraui supermarket located at the Monterrey freeway and Avenida Rio Purificacion.

Reynosa city officials responded by issuing a warning on Twitter about a "situation of risk" in the area.

Officials said a chase was in progress.

The chase took place during Reynosa's rush hour traffic when maquiladora employees and others were headed home.

Reynosa officials reported that chase continued down the Monterrey freeway all the way down to Avenida Mil Cumbres.

The officials reported blockades had been set up on the Monterrey freeway.

Officials reported that the incident ended around 6:31 p.m. Friday.

It's not clear if there were any deaths, injuries or deaths due to the incident.

Action 4 News will post more information as it becomes available.