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Bar shooting in Costa Maya sends two to hospital

Costa Maya, Q.R. — Two men were admitted to the emergency room of the Felipe Carrillo Puerto General Hospital after being shot. The shooting happened in the Costa Maya community of Chunhuhub early Saturday.

Felipe Carrillo Puerto Municipal Police along with paramedics were sent to the 1:20 a.m. scene of the shooting where they found two men with bullet wounds. According to preliminary information, police were sent in response to the report of shots fired inside a bar.

Upon arrival, they saw a group of people running in the street after fleeing the bar. Among the group is where they found the two injured men. The men said they were inside getting beer when out of nowhere, someone shot them before running from the area.

One of the men was shot in his right shoulder and the other, in the calf of his right leg. Both were transferred to hospital for medical attention. Arrests in the bar shooting have not been announced.