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Former police officer killed in Felipe Carrillo Puerto

Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Q.R. — A former police officer-turned-journalist was shot and killed Friday in the southern town of Felipe Carrillo Puerto.

The former officer was gunned down Friday while inside a bar called La Baticueva in Colonia Francisco May, on 76th Street between 61 and 63 in the small town.

Reports say that after the shooting, the unknown gunman fled the scene. No arrests were made.

The deceased has been identified as José Guadalupe Chan Dzib, a former police officer and current news journalist. In the past, he worked for Por Esto and El Quequi.

He was currently working for a digital media company under the name El Güero.