Car chase and shootout on the streets of Puerto Vallarta

A car chase and shootout through several streets of Puerto Vallarta came to an end without any fatalities, and two arrested.

It was a call to 911 that alerted police about a Jeep truck parked on Francisco Villa Avenue in front of the PKDO Bar, upon the arrival of police, the driver of the car accelerated to try to escape and a car chase pursued.

The police asked for support and Paseo de la Vene in the Palo Seco neighborhood the Jeep met police and began to shoot, immediately the police returned fire and awaited backup.

In the exchange of shots, one of the perpetrators was injured and was arrested at the scene. His accomplice ran down Juan Escutia Street until he reached a rainwater canal, where they finally caught up with him and was arrested.

The injured was taken to a hospital to receive medical attention, as a detainee. While his accomplice was brought before the Public Ministry to determine their legal status.




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