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Cancun prison guard dies from gunshots

Cancun, Q.R. — A prison guard who was shot while in a Cancun shopping mall parking lot, has died.

The shooting took place Thursday at 9:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Bodega Aurrera supermarket on López Portillo Avenue. The Cancun prison guard was shot while in his car. He died about two hours later, after arriving at an area hospital.

State Police reported the arrest of two who tried to escape on a motorcycle but were intercepted after a chase that involved gunfire.

The two detainees were transferred to the base of the State Police for procedures.