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Family reports shooting death of Playa del Carmen taxi driver by man in waiting

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A Playa del Carmen taxi driver was shot and killed while at his home on Pavo Real Avenue in the Villas del Sol subdivision. Emergency 911 services received the call from family members around 11:00 p.m.

They reported the taxi driver was shot and injured by men in waiting as they all arrived home Thursday night. By the time paramedics arrived, the man had died from being hit three times by gunfire.

Police arrived to cordon off the area. Paramedics pronounced the man on scene. Arrests were not made.