Chetumal, Q.R. — The driver of a car was killed and two inside injured in a deadly targeted shooting in Chetumal. Police were sent to Primitivo Alonso Street around 11:00 a.m. Tuesday where they found the shot-up car and dead driver.
The man behind the wheel is believed to have been the intended target. The car was hit nearly two dozen times by bullets, killing him and injuring a woman and two-year-old child inside.
The two injured were taken to hospital in serious condition. There has not been any public update on their status.
The now-deceased male driver of the compact car is reported to have been involved in area criminal activity. He was driving through the Las Américas III residential neighborhood of Chetumal when the attack took place.
Area residents who heard the shots called emergency services. The car was reportedly attacked by subjects in another vehicle who paired up with the car before opening fire. Chetumal police have not announced the arrests of any suspects.