Journalist escapes unharmed after gunmen open fire on his home in northern Mexico

Other News Materials 18 October 2008 03:11 (UTC +04:00)

A radio reporter has escaped unharmed after assailants shot at his home in northern Mexico, the associated press reported.

Police say Vincente Borquez was at home with his wife and two children during the attack in the city of Nogales. None were injured.

Police said Friday they are investigating if Borquez was targeted because of his work as a journalist. They named no suspects in Wednesday's attack.

Police found AK-47 shell casings in the street and bullet holes in three vehicles parked outside.

Borquez, 51, works for radio station Grupo Formula in Nogales.

On Tuesday, the U.S. State Department added Nogales to its list of places in Mexico where American travelers should be wary of increasing violence. Nogales is 60 miles south of

Tucson, Ariz.