Cartel de Santa frontman shoots, kills bandmate


MEXICO CITY -- Eduardo Davalos de Luna, lead singer of the popular Mexican rap group Cartel de Santa, killed one of his band members over the weekend in a shooting that he says was an accident.

Davalos de Luna was with band member Ulises Nayit Buenrostro Friday evening in a house in the northern state of Nuevo Leon when he allegedly got word that the group's driver, Juan Miguel Chavez, was armed and en route to shoot the vocalist to settle a lingering dispute.

Davalos de Luna was brandishing a .38 Super pistol when Chavez arrived and fired several shots, one injuring Chavez in the leg.

According to the singer's preliminary statement, another shot ricocheted off the floor, killing his friend Nayit Buenrostro. Police are investigating the incident.