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Man shot by Cancun police after shooting SUV driver

Cancun, Q.R. — A man suspected of participating in an execution in Cancun has been shot by police.

On Saturday, a man was shot and killed while in his Lincoln SUV in Cancun. The alleged hitman then sped off on a motorcycle that police later caught up with on Gonzalo Guerrero in Cancun. In an reported exchange of gunfire, the motorcycle driver was shot by police while speeding through region 224 of Cancun.

The man was arrested and taken to hospital. The area was cordoned off and the motorcycle left for an investigation.

The man in the Lincoln SUV was reportedly shot seven times when he was intercepted by strangers on the pubic roadway at Tallares Avenue in the region of 219.

Police continue to investigate both the death and the man arrested.