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Taxi driver shot sitting in car in Cancun Hotel Zone

Cancun, Q.R. — A Cancun taxi driver was shot during the early morning hours of Sunday as he sat in his unit at a hotel parking lot.

A taxi driver from the Andrés Quintana Roo union was shot in the parking lot of the Iberostar Hotel located at Kilometer 17 of Boulevard Kukulkan in the Cancun Hotel Zone.

According to the State Attorney General’s Office, the attack was recorded just before 1:00 a.m. when the taxi driver was inside his car. They say several shots were fired, hitting the 28-year-old driver. He was taken to the General Hospital in Cancun.

His condition remains unknown.

Police say they lifted three 9-millimeter casings from near the vehicle. The victim has been identified as 28-year-old J.J.G.A.