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Young woman shot multiple times at Playa del Carmen store

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A young woman was shot several times while at a grocery store in west Playa del Carmen.

The shooting took place just before 9:00 a.m. in a small grocery store on Carmen Mission Avenue and Kantunilkín Street in Julio 28 in Playa del Carmen Friday.

Witnesses said that the woman was shot several times by a man who passed by on a motorcycle.

The woman was rushed to hospital in serious condition. She has been identified as 16-year-old Amayrani H.I. of Tabasco. She was reported to have received at least three gunshot wounds, one of which impacted a lung. She was rushed to the General Hospital of Playa del Carmen where she remains.

The man on the motorcycle fled along 115 Avenue. There have not been any arrests or possible motives in the shooting.