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Man formally charged with attempted murder of Playa del Carmen woman

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man accused of attempted homicide in Playa del Carmen has been formally charged. The charges were laid after Rubén S made his court appearance Saturday. He has been charged with the attempted murder of a woman in La Guadalupana subdivision in March of 2020.

In a statement, the Attorney General said that Rubén S is alleged responsible for the attempted murder of the woman after shooting her on March 21 of last year. After she was injured, he left the scene on his motorcycle.

The unidentified woman was found and taken to hospital where she received treatment. An ongoing investigation lead to the recent arrest of Rubén S, who a judge said, is to remain in preventative detention during his trial.