A street sweeper was caught in the crossfire as a gunman fired at the officer, fatally wounding her in the back.
At least 50,000 people have died as a result of the drug war, and many innocents have been caught in the crossfire.
Many more lives, often of civilians stuck in the crossfire, will be lost.
Good people of all faiths and nationalities can get caught in the crossfire between the extremes.
But no more so than the Sodexo building maintenance man or the two cops who were also killed in the crossfire.
The wounded are lying in heaps, and the crossfire of the Indians, now centering from all points, threatens utter extermination.
He also had a crossfire, that he used at times with telling effect.
They were overeager to contact the fighters and one of them caught a crossfire as he roared in.
The wood rang with the crossfire of the foes who could not see each other.
The direct and crossfire of these guns were so coordinated that many guns could play upon a dangerous enemy approach.