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Man shot dead while standing inside Playa del Carmen store doorway

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man was shot dead Friday night while inside a store in the Villas del Sol subdivision. Preliminary reports say the man was standing in the doorway of the store when a lone gunman arrived and began shooting at him.

The man was hit several times before the gunman finally ran from the scene to a waiting car that was seen parked on a nearby corner. Police began an area search for the two men and their getaway vehicle.

Police located the car parked on the corner of Cigüeña Avenue where the pair attempted to hide out. Both men from inside the vehicle were arrested. Police have not identified the victim or the two men arrested.