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Cancun police identify the four responsible for Riviera Maya parking lot shooting

Cancun, Q.R. — Four people who were arrested from a Cancun home are believed responsible for the deadly shooting at a Riviera Maya theme park. On Sunday night, five people were reported as having been removed from a home and arrested in connection to the parking lot shooting.

On Tuesday, the Quintana Roo State Attorney General’s Office identified four people believed responsible for the killing. The three men and one woman are said to be Jesús “C”, Antonio “E”, Rolando “A” and Maria “C”.

In a statement, the FGE said the four have been arrested “for their probable participation in the commission of the crime of homicide… in events recorded on the afternoon of April 14, in a parking lot adjacent to the Tulum-Playa del Carmen highway in the municipality of Solidaridad.”

The agency went on to say that according to their investigation, the shooting was “a direct and planned attack,” with the victim being killed by a 9mm firearm. The shooter, who fled the scene, was located using city C5 surveillance cameras.

Initially, the motorcycle used in the attack was found. With additional investigations, authorities were able to track participants in the shooting using city surveillance.

“It was possible to identify the travel routes of several of the participants before, during and after the criminal event, so once their area of operations was identified, a tactical deployment was carried out that led to the arrest of Jesús “C”, Antonio “E”, María “C” and Rolando “A”,” they reported.