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Out of state police officer shot to death inside Cancun apartment

Cancun, Q.R. — An out of state police officer was shot to death in his Cancun apartment late Thursday. The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. in the Vista Real II residential area of the city.

The now-deceased has been identified as 43-year-old Odivio “S”, a State of Mexico police officer.

Two men were seen getting out of a taxi from where they entered the building to access the man’s mainfloor apartment. When he answered the door, they shot him. Paramedics confirmed the death of the man, who had multiple gunshot wounds to the back and head.

Cancun police responding to the report of the shooing located a Secretaría de Seguridad del Estado de México police badge among his belongings. Local reports suggest the man was acting undercover as a mototaxi driver at the time of the shooting, however, local authorities have not confirmed that information.