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Three arrested in Cozumel believed hit men

Cozumel, Q.R. — Several men alleged to be hired hit men were taken into custody by police in Cozumel Wednesday as they left a hotel.

At least three men were arrested by la policía Quintana Roo and la Policía Ministerial with help of Military Police after they were discovered in central Cozumel. The arrests took place around 7:00 p.m. when police received reports of several armed people leaving a hotel on 10 Avenue and Juarez.

The group allegedly arrived on the island to execute a criminal gang member. They are believed related to a shooting that happened in Cozumel Monday in Colonia San Gervasio where two men were injured.