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Puerto Morelos police find dead man after neighbor reports of gunfire

Puerto Morelos, Q.R. — A young Puerto Morelos man was shot and killed outside his home Wednesday night. Neighbors called emergency services after hearing gun fire.

The shooting happened in a private parking area of an apartment complex in Villas Las Playas in the town of Puerto Morelos. Police responding to the accident scene arrived on Turipache Street where they found a deceased male.

According to local reports, the young man had just arrived home on his motorcycle when he was intercepted by armed men in his parking stall. He was shot several times at close range.

Police found the young man laying on the ground with his helmet on and one leg under his toppled motorcycle. Neighbors reported seeing those alleged responsible, two males, flee.

Municipal police have not identified the deceased. Arrests have not been announced.