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Man shot and left to die on Playa del Carmen sidewalk

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — On Wednesday morning, a man was shot and killed on a city street corner. Witnesses to the 8:00 a.m. shooting told authorities that a lone subject began shooting at him before hopping in a taxi and fleeing.

Police and paramedics arrived at the scene on the 40th Avenue corner where they found the man laying on the sidewalk. He was pronounced on scene by medical personnel.

Witnesses were able to provide police with the unit number of the taxi alleged used to help those responsible, escape. The now-deceased has not been positively identified by authorities.