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Neighbor reports of gunfire lead Chetumal police to dead driver

Chetumal, Q.R. — Police in Chetumal responding to reports of gunfire found a deceased man inside his car. On Monday night, the driver of a private vehicle was found dead behind the wheel of his vehicle after being fired upon.

Neighbors in the Cascadas neighborhood reported hearing the shots. Police located a black car on Prolongación Álvaro Obregón Avenue  parked off to the side of the road with a dead driver.

Area witnesses reported subjects inside a gray Jetta opened fire against the black Jetta before speeding away. According to preliminary information, the driver of the car died after being shot four times by a 9mm weapon.

On Tuesday, the State Attorney General or Fiscalía General del Estado of Quintana Roo said an investigation had been opened, but did not provide any further information.

“The FGE of Quintana Roo reports that it initiated an investigation for the death of a male person from firearm shots on Álvaro Obregón Avenue at the height of the Cascadas subdivision of the Othón P. Blanco municipality.

“Elements of this autonomous body, in coordination with the Secretary of Citizen Security, are carrying out the inquiries to clarify and find the person or persons responsible for this unfortunate event.”