A man was shot and killed on Monday, April 10th, in Tulum for refusing to give up his watch during a daytime robbery. Police and National Guard were on the scene at the Tulum Avenue Starbucks coffee shop where they located one dead adult male.
The deceased, identified as businessman David “G” from Monterrey, was shot to death for what has been reported as refusing to hand over a Rolex watch during a robbery. Another man, Carlos “C”, was found injured at the scene and transferred to hospital.
According to early information, a man entered the coffee shop around 2:00 p.m. and headed toward the two men. David “G” was shot and killed, while Carlos “C”, his alleged bodyguard, was injured after also being fired upon but returning fire.
The gunman was reported injured during the robbery when Carlos “C” shot back. The gunman managed to flee without being caught. Reports say the gunman arrived in a car with a second person, but only one person from the car entered the coffee shop. Police have not announced any arrests.
The FGE of Quintana Roo said they have begun an investigation into “the murder of a person that occurred in an establishment in the municipality of Tulum in an attempted robbery.