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Arrest made in deadly Cancun restaurant shooting

Cancun, Q.R. — A man has been arrested in the shooting death of a Cancun businessman. On Sunday, the State Attorney General (FGE) of Quintana Roo released a statement regarding the Friday night restaurant shooting.

In their news brief, the FGE reported that after an investigation, they made the arrest of “Carlos “T” for his alleged participation in the events that occurred on November 4 in a restaurant in Supermanzana 4A in the municipality of Benito Juárez, where one person lost his life.”

In the statement, the Attorney General, Óscar Montes de Oca reported the capture of Carlos “T” was made after the search of a home in SM 321 where they located a vehicle and firearm that could have been used in the crime.

Carlos “T” has been arrested for the deadly Cancun restaurant shooting that took place Friday night. Photo: FGE

“Thanks to the joint work with the Coordination Group for the Construction of Peace and Security in Quintana Roo, made up of Sedena, Semar, the National Guard, the National Anti-Kidnapping Coordination of the Secretariat for Citizen Protection and Security of the Federal Government, chaired by the Governor Mara Lezama, and the technology of the C5, this arrest was achieved and he was placed at the disposal of the Public Ministry,” reported Óscar Montes de Oca.

On Friday night, 62-year-old businessman, Francisco “C” was shot during what the FGE has called “an argument”. Witnesses told police that it was around 10:20 p.m. when the shooter shot the businessman twice inside the restaurant before fleeing in a gray vehicle.