Shooting in Tulum leaves one person dead and one tourist injured

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shooting in the archaeological zone of Tulum, Quintana Roo

Unfortunately, not only the recipient of the hitmen’s attack was affected, but also a minor, presumably about 10 or 12 years old, who was part of a group of tourists, received a stray bullet.

After which the perpetrators fled without being arrested, and once again putting Tulum in the eye of the hurricane in terms of security, since it should be remembered that several violent attacks in the past, motivated the federal authorities to deploy a large number of armed elements in this municipality.

In fact, it is not the first attack that occurs in this area, just in September of last year another person was executed right in this same place, these attacks, added to the shooting in a restaurant that left several tourists injured and even dead, were the reason for the presence today of the Tourist Security Battalion in the area.

The Quintana Roo State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) confirmed the fact through its social networks and stated that the minor is already receiving medical attention.

“The Quintana Roo State Attorney General’s Office reports that it has started the investigation folder related to the events that occurred in Tulum, where a male apparently lost his life due to gunshots,” he reported on his official Twitter account.

The institution indicated that agents of the Investigation Police and experts collect evidence to identify the probable perpetrator(s) of the attack.

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Police guard the area of ​​the attack. Photo: Special.

Lucio Hernández Gutiérrez, Secretary of Public Security, indicated that the attackers are being sought.

“The #PoliciaQuintanaRoo and the authorities that make up the Coordination Group, focused on those responsible for the events that occurred this afternoon in the vicinity of the archaeological zone of Tulum, any additional information about them would be key to their arrest,” he also wrote in your Twitter account.

The local media Noticaribe detailed that the shooting was recorded around 2:00 p.m. at the southern access to this archaeological zone of Tulum.

He stated that the victim was approached by two men, who shot him several times, without saying a word.

“The #PoliciaQuintanaRoo and the authorities that make up the Coordination Group, targeting those responsible for the events that occurred this afternoon in the vicinity of the Tulum archaeological zone, any additional information about them would be key to their arrest,” the official requested.

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