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Cancun police officer shot in the face while riding in private car

Cancun, Q.R. — A Cancun police officer was taken to hospital early Monday after being fired upon by subjects on a motorcycle. The 29-year-old officer was admitted to hospital after two individuals on a motorcycle paired up with the private vehicle in which he was riding, and opened fire.

The Cancun police officer, identified as Alejandro N, was traveling in a private vehicle with his partner on José López Portillo Avenue when the shooting took place.

The policeman was transferred to an IMSS hospital by his partner after being shot in the face. A bullet is said to have hit him in a cheek. He has been listed in serious condition.