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A drive-by bar shooting in central Playa del Carmen sends one to hospital

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Shots fired from a subject on a motorcycle Friday night left one man injured. The drive-by shooting happened around 10:00 p.m. when two subjects on a motorcycle stopped outside El Esqueleto, a centrally located bar near
Calle 1 Sur.

Several shots were fired directly at the bar hitting one person in the back. The man hit is believed to be the bar’s doorman. He was taken to hospital in a private vehicle. His status is unknown. It is also not known if he was the target in the attack.

Police arrived at the scene and cordoned off the area. A search for the motorcycle came up empty handed.