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Playa del Carmen taxi driver dies in hospital after being shot outside his home

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man who was shot twice in the Colosio area of Playa del Carmen has died. José N, a city taxi driver, was shot and killed around 8:15 p.m. outside his home Thursday.

Neighbors who witnessed the shooting reported seeing the man and his wife sitting outside when a motorcycle approached and began firing. He was hit in the head and shoulder.

He was rushed to a Playa del Carmen hospital by ambulance where he died shortly afterward. Police were not successful in locating the motorcycle.