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Playa del Carmen taxi driver dies in hospital after shooting

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A taxi driver from the Lázaro Cárdenas del Río union died in a Playa del Carmen hospital after being shot while inside his car.

The shooting happened on 22nd Street in Colonia Ejido yesterday. La Policía Ministerial were the ones who made the report of the shooting. An ambulance arrived to tend to the driver, who was still alive.

He was rushed to the General Hospital of Playa del Carmen where he reportadly died an hour later.

Two other Playa del Carmen taxi drivers have been shot and killed while inside their units in the past month, with the latest being at the end of April when a taxi driver was found shot to death inside his car at Punta Marmoa.