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Playa del Carmen police arrest armed male after resident complaint

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — One male arrested and a vehicle seized was the result of a complaint after Playa del Carmen residents reported gunfire.

Residents of Villas del Sol made the report to authorities Monday night after hearing firearm denotations. Police responded to the report, implementing an operation after learning that a lone gunman had entered the residential area of colonia Pescadores.

In their search, they were successful in locating a male and a white SUV, which is where police discovered two firearms, a 9 mm and a rifle. The detained was not identified. There were no reports of injuries.