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Car labeled as a taxi guns down the driver of another Cancun taxi

Cancun, Q.R. — A Cancun taxi driver was shot and killed while driving in the Galaxias del Sol subdivision early Saturday night. The deceased driver was part of the Andrés Quintana Roo union.

Witnesses to the 8:05 p.m. shooting told police the driver was traveling when he was approached by another Nissan Tsuru taxi. The driver of that taxi pulled up parallel to the diver on Pagalo Avenue and opened fire before speeding away. The assailants then made their getaway, fleeing toward Chac Mool Avenue.

Quintana Roo Police arrived at the site and requested an ambulance, however, paramedics only confirmed that the driver no longer had vital signs.