the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center,
the Arhoolie Foundation,
and the UCLA Digital Library
This corrido takes place on Friday April 27, 1979 at 1pm in San Antonio, Texas and it is about a sniper shooting at a parade. Many were injured and a couple people died including Amelia Castillo. The Sniper who’s name is not given in the corrido was Ira Attebury. He shot himself in the head and died. There was more than 40 people injured.