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Assailants flee on motorcycle after shooting two on Tulum beach

Tulum, Q.R. — A man and woman were injured Tuesday after being shot while at a Tulum beach. The couple were at Playa Paraíso when at around noon, two men aboard a motorcycle showed up and began firing at them.

Quintana Roo Tulum Police arrived at the scene, responding to the report of firearm detonations inside the Tulum National Park. Police arrived to find two people injured.

Paramedics were also called to the scene to attend to the injured. The woman, 34-year-old Arody N from Felipe Carrillo Puerto, was provided first aid on site then transferred to the General Hospital of Playa del Carmen.

The second injured, 33-year-old Héctor N, originally from Cuernavaca, was treated by lifeguards before being transferred by ambulance to the General Hospital of Playa del Carmen.

Although the assailants fled, Héctor N was able to give police a description of the men and bike used. Elements of the National Guard arrived, as did personnel from the State Attorney General’s Office, to take charge of the corresponding investigation.

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