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DID THEY GET SHORTY ???: Is Mexico’s Most Wanted Drug Lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Dead?....

Published February 22, 2013

Fox News Latino

In this June 10, 1993 file photo, Joaquin Guzman Loera, alias "El Chapo" Guzman, is shown to the media after his arrest at the high security prison of Almoloya de Juarez, on the outskirts of Mexico City. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File) (AP2013)

GUATEMALA CITY – Authorities in Guatemala are scouring a remote, rural area where local residents reported that Mexico's most-wanted drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán, was among those killed in a gun battle between warring drug gangs.

However, as of late Thursday, law enforcement officials clarified that they had not yet found any bodies or even confirmed a shootout happened.

Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla told The Associated Press that police and soldiers would begin searching on foot and in the air at first light Friday, looking for the scene of the reported gunfight in the Peten province, near Guatemala’s border with Mexico.

Authorities initially said Thursday ni…