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Young Cancun man shot, killed in broad daylight

Cancun, Q.R. — A man was shot and killed in broad daylight Wednesday in a suburb of Cancun.

The shooting took place in Region 99 of the city where witnesses say men in a white vehicle approached the victim then opened fire.

Police report the shooting took place around 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of 10th Street and 135th Avenue in Cancun. The shooting was called in by nearby security agencies who said that a man had been injured by firearm.

When paramedics arrived, however, the young man was already deceased. Police proceeded to cordon off the area to carry out the corresponding investigations. A long AR-15 rifle has been pegged as the gun used in the shooting.

The victim is said to be between 25 and 28 years of age.