Three gunmen killed in cartel shootout in Nuevo Laredo

Authorities confirm three gunmen are dead following a drug cartel shootout south of the border in Nuevo Laredo.

It all happened around 4 a.m. Friday in the Colonia Concordia.

The Tamaulipas Attorney General's Office confirms that a shootout took place between two groups of armed men.

Investigators arrived at the scene where they allegedly found three bodies inside a car.

The three men have not been identified but their bodies were sent to a local morgue for an autopsy and identification.

It's not clear which criminal groups were involved in the shootout but the case remains under investigation.