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Families of migrants shot in Sierra Blanca travel to Juarez, await updates on their loved ones

JUAREZ, Chihuahua -- Families of Mexican migrants shot in Sierra Blanca got to Juarez seeking for help and answers.

Napoleón Sepúlveda and Luz María Martínez are from Durango, Mexico. They are now here to mourn and remember the loss of his son, Jesús Sepúlveda who was fatally shot on Sept. 27 in Sierra Blanca.

Along with Jesús's parents, his widow Sandra Cárdenas came to the border too with her their two daughters.

Silvia Carrillo, the aunt of Brenda Casias was with the Sepulveda family too. Brenda was shot and injured in Sierra Blanca too.

The two brothers who were arrested for manslaughter, Mike and Mark Sheppard were being held in the El Paso County jail until Monday. Then, they were transferred to the Hudspeth County jail in Sierra Blanca, officials said.

Yesterday they were released posting a $250,000 bond each according to the El Paso Times.

The families have been speaking about because they want justice.

ABC-7 spoke with the family and all they want is justice for them and for this to never happen again.

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Heriberto Perez Lara reports for ABC-7 on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.


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