Mexican authorities say five young people have been shot to death as they ordered dinner at a highway-side hot dog stand in northwestern Mexico.
The Sinaloa state Attorney General's Office says unidentified assailants drove up and sprayed the four teenagers and a 24-year-old with dozens of bullets from AK-47s and AR-15s.
A 50-year-old man was wounded in the shooting late Saturday in the San Ignacio municipality.
Youths are increasingly caught up in violence raging among warring drug cartels. The dismembered bodies of four young men were found Friday in garbage bags near a school in Sinaloa.
The powerful Sinaloa Cartel has been fighting with an alliance of the Zetas and Beltran Leyva gangs in Sinaloa.