Published On: Tue, Aug 1st, 2017

Another shooting near Fifth Avenue in Playa del Carmen

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The victim was shot in broad daylight at the entrance of his own store.

PLAYA DEL CARMEN – At 1:30pm Sunday July 30, a shooting was registered at one of the most popular tourist areas of Playa del Carmen. The victim was a handicraft seller who was seated outside his own business.

The seller was attacked by a gunman who shot him in the head, while the victim was seated outside his own gift shop. The incident happened in 22nd  street between 1st and 5th avenues.

A policeman and a Red Cross paramedic carry the victim to the ambulance to drive him to the hospital. (Photo: Sipse, Novedades Quintana Roo)

After the incident was reported to 911, some municipal policemen arrived at the place and started looking for the shooter with no results. The alleged perpetrator hasn’t been found yet.

When the Red Cross medical team arrived they found the victim still alive, then they immediately took him to the General Hospital.

The official report says that now the victim is in coma, at the hospital.




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