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Taxi chased, all on board shot leaving two dead

Cancun, Q.R. — Two people died and one more injured as a result of an attack on a taxi in Region 237 ofthe continental zone of mainland Isla Mujeres, just outside Cancun.

Beginning in the area of Rancho Viejo, armed men in a red Chevy came in pursuit of a taxi with three people on board, one of whom was apparently already injured.

On the Vial Arch in the colony San Antonio, the gunmen caught up with the taxi and shot everyone on board.

An ambulance arrived and transferred a wounded man identified as Candelero N to the General Hospital with a bullet in the abdomen. He was reported in serious condition.

Another man, 29-year-old Laureano N, was transferred in a private vehicle to the General Hospital, however, by the time he arrived, he was already deceased.

Ministerial police and crime experts who gathered evidence from the scene say they found a variety of 9 mm, 45 and .223 casings used for rifles.