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Isla Mujeres taxi driver shot to death while sitting outside Cancun convenience store

Cancun, Q.R. — A taxi driver from Isla Mujeres was shot to death while he was parked outside a convenience store in a subdivision of Cancun. He was the second targeted taxi driver killed this week in Cancun.

Emergency 911 recorded the call-in of the shooting around 8:30 a.m. Residents in the Villas del Mar subdivision called in the report of gunfire and an injured person inside a red taxi.

According to preliminary information, the victim was shot six times while inside this unit, which belonged to the Gustavo Díaz Ordaz taxi union of Isla Mujeres. The identity of the driver was not revealed nor was a possible motive for the shooting.

On Thursday, three Cancun taxi drivers were targets of a shooting that happened around 2:00 a.m. One of the three shot drivers died from his injuries.