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20 shots fired at Cancun truck, driver killed

Cancun, Q.R. — A man was shot and killed in Cancun late Wednesday night while driving in his vehicle.

The shooting occurred along Yaxchilán Avenue in front of the Casa de la Cultura in Cancun, where reports say someone shot at a truck. The driver died inside.

The report of gunfire was made to 911 around 11:00 p.m. when the vehicle of the now deceased was intercepted by another truck. Paramedics from the Red Cross went to help the injured driver, but confirmed that he no longer had vital signs due to multiple bullet wounds.

According to preliminary information, the perpetrators of the assault were traveling aboard a compact vehicle and used .45-caliber and nine-millimeter weapons.

Vehicular traffic was closed in the area while police conducted an investigation. Criminal experts recovered 20 casings at the scene of the crime.