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Reports of gunfire lead Playa del Carmen police to discovery of dead taxi driver

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A Playa del Carmen taxi driver has been found dead inside his unit. The finding happened Thursday night along 48th Street. The unidentified driver was located dead in the front seat of his unit.

He had been shot twice. He was discovered by police after neighbors reported gunfire to Emergency 911. Paramedics arrived only to confirm his death.

Police cordoned off the area while ministerial officials collected evidence for an investigation. Neighbors reported men fleeing on a motorcycle after the shooting. Although police did comb the area, arrests in the shooting were not made.

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