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One dead, another wounded in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Two taxi drivers were injured in two separate incidences in Playa del Carmen Wednesday.

One report says that at around 9:50 p.m. Wednesday night, a taxi driver in the irregular residential community of In House was taken to the General Hospital with a gun shot wound. According to witnesses, the man drove himself to the hospital.

In a separate incident, medical personnel responded to a stabbing in the subdivision of La Joya. Police were on site to collect evidence after the taxi driver reportedly died from his injuries.

According to reports, the taxi driver was stabbed several times in Moneda, south of Playa del Carmen. He was admitted to the General Hospital of Playa del Carmen but later died.

Ministerial police continue to investigate.