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Man killed by gunfire in central Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man has been shot in a central neighborhood of Playa del Carmen. Emergency 911 reported the call around 7:00 p.m. Thursday.

Police were requested at a motorcycle shop in the area of Gonzalo Guerrero on 40th Avenue and 18th Street in the city’s center. When they arrived, they found a deceased man.

According to preliminary information, nearby residents made the call, reporting the sound of gun fire and one injured person.

Municipal and traffic police were on scene to redirect roadways and then investigate.

So far, the identity of the victim is unknown. Those responsible for the shooting have not yet been found.