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Patrolling police arrive to find man shot to death in central Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A 24-year-old male was shot to death in central Playa del Carmen Friday evening. The shooting was recorded along 28th Street and Fifth Avenue at 6:50 p.m. when the man, who was standing outside a restaurant, was suddenly shot.

Nearby military police responded to the 911 report, arriving to find the man on the sidewalk. Paramedics were called, but he died on scene from his injuries. He was shot in the back.

The scene was cordoned off for processing, while police set up a vehicle filter along 28th Street. The deceased man has been identified as Angel N, a street vendor.