A US citizen suspected in the attack on a U.S. diplomat in Mexico

MOSCOW, 9 Jan — RIA Novosti. The suspect in the attack and wounding of an employee of the American Consulate in Mexican Guadalajara is a U.S. citizen, said in a joint statement the Ministry of foreign Affairs and the General Prosecutor’s office of Mexico.

According to a statement posted on the website of the government of Mexico, the suspect is a U.S. citizen and will be returned home to the United States, where it will be installed its legal status.

The foreign Ministry and the Prosecutor General’s office of Mexico expressed its deep concern in connection with the incident.

Earlier it was reported that an unknown person shot at employee of the U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara, the American was wounded and is in stable condition. The offender was waiting for a car the consular officer in the Parking lot and then opened fire on him. He was later arrested.