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Man shot, killed on street in Puerto Aventuras

Puerto Aventuras, Q.R. — A man has been killed outside a business in the town of Puerto Aventuras after being hit twice by gun fire.

The shooting took place outside a hair salon on Circuito de las Especies Avenue while the man was reportedly walking. Witnesses told police they heard four gunshots before seeing a lone subject board a motorcycle and flee the area.

Nearby neighbors called emergency 911 who activated a red code. Police taped the area while an ambulance arrived to pronounce the man on scene. Reports say he was hit twice by bullets, once in the abdomen and once in the neck.

Several local media outlets have reported the man as being a well known drug dealer, however, this has not been confirmed or denied by police.