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Cancun police detain two with diabolus rifle

Cancun, Q.R. — A 29-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman were detained by Quintana Roo Police after being accused of having fired a rifle at someone.

Neighbors called police to SM 200 in Cancun after they accused the couple of being armed with a rifle and threatening to shoot him with it. Police responded to the call and upon arrival, did find the pair armed. They were asked to lower their weapon, which they did. After their arrest, police found it was a diabolus rifle, a gas-operated firearm.

The person who made the report approached officers saying that the couple had threatened to shoot him and even made shots at him, but missed.

In custody, police have 29-year-old Victor N and 41-year-old Xóchitl N for attempted homicide.