OAXACA, Mexico (AP) -- An American was shot and killed Friday during clashes in the protest-besieged Mexican city of Oaxaca, police said. Several other people were wounded.
The American victim was identified by friends as Bradley Roland Will, 36, of New York City. He was shot in the abdomen and died later at a Red Cross hospital, police and witnesses said. Hinrich Schuleze, a co-worker of Will's, said he worked for Indymedia.org, an independent Web-based media organization. Oswaldo Ramirez, a photographer for the Mexico City daily newspaper Milenio was shot in the foot and taken to hospital, Milenio said on its Web site.
It was unclear who opened fire in both cases, but the clashes appeared to be between residents and protesters who are demanding the resignation of Oaxaca Gov. Ulises Ruiz, the police official said..
Copyright 2006 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.