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Two injured after alleged gun attack against Cancun police patrol

Cancun, Q.R. — A policewoman and her partner were injured when her patrol unit slammed into an electric pole after an alleged gun attack on their vehicle.

Authorities are investigating the report of attack on a police unit that happened around midnight Monday in region 513 of Cancun. Reports say the woman was injured after her patrol slammed into a pole when she was surprised from being shot at by subjects on a motorcycle.

The shooting and accident happened at an intersection on Andrés Quintana Roo avenue when the two state police officers inside the unit were surprised by subjects who shot them from a moving motorcycle.

In their report, the officers said that in an attempt to evade the shots, the driver accelerated and hit an electric pole, causing damage to the patrol unit. Both police were taken to Cancun hospital.