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Woman dies after being gunned down in central Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A woman who was shot in central Playa del Carmen Tuesday night has died from her injuries. Reports say a lone subject approached the woman, who worked as a masseur, and shot her several times in the chest before fleeing.

The shooting was recorded by emergency services at 8:50 p.m. with reports of shots fired on 4th Street of central Playa del Carmen. Police and medical arrived.

The 26-year-old woman, identified as Maria N, was transferred to hospital but died shortly after being admitted. In a brief message, the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) reported the start of an investigation related to the death of the gunned-down woman.