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Taxi driver shot, killed outside Playa del Carmen hotel

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A taxi driver from the Lázaro Cárdenas del Río union was shot and killed while waiting for customers at the Paradisus hotel.

The shooting took place Thursday afternoon outside the hotel when two people in a car stopped. The moment the taxi driver spotted the car, he ran to the onsite security booth for cover, however, his assailants shot him twice in the chest.

The taxi driver died on scene. He has been identified as Honorio A.J. The men responsible for the shooting managed to flee. There were no arrests.