Man arrested after firing gun into Puerto Vallarta hotel

A subject was arrested after he fired a gun into a hotel and fled to a condominium in the Marina area of ​​Puerto Vallarta.

The events took place shortly after 3 pm on Saturday in the northern part of the city, and authorities were alerted through a 911 call.

According to initial reports, the man fired a firearm outside the Holiday Inn & Suites hotel, with the bullet entering a hotel room window, located on Francisco Medina Ascencio Avenue, and fled to Marina Vallarta.

Upon arrival at the site, the police officers mounted an operation to find the whereabouts of the individual, a male between 44 and 45 years old, of regular build and height, who had fled to the Marina Vallarta area.

The police elements tracked down the suspect at the Marina Golf condominiums, in Marina Vallarta.

Armored vehicles and dozens of police arrived aboard patrol cars who secured the area where the subject was allegedly hiding.

After several minutes, at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, elements of the Municipal Public Security managed to arrest the subject who had turned himself in at one of the Marina Golf apartments.

The man, whose identity has not been disclosed, was taken into custody and made available to a judge in the case. No injuries or deaths resulted from the shooting or detention of the subject.

  • Request made to exhume Debanhi Escobar’s body to confirm cause of death This May 26, Ricardo Mejía, undersecretary of the Ministry of Security and Citizen Protection, confirmed that the Nuevo León Prosecutor’s Office will request the exhumation of the body of the young Debanhi Susana Escobar Bazaldúa, in order to standardize the forensic criteria on the cause of death. Last Saturday, May 21, an inter-institutional meeting on…
  • The season’s first tropical storm in the Pacific expected to form this weekend A low-pressure area located south of the Gulf of Tehuantepec will increase its probability of developing a tropical cyclone, so heavy rains are forecast for this Thursday in Chiapas, Tabasco, eastern Oaxaca, and southern Veracruz.; very strong in Campeche, and strong (from 25 to 50 mm) in Guerrero, Quintana Roo and Yucatán. The storm has…
  • Mysterious finding of 30 dead dolphins on a beach in Baja California Sur The rocky beach of El Calafín, in the state of Baja California Sur, became a graveyard for dolphins on May 25. Elements of the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection ( Profepa ), in coordination with the Network of Attention to Stranding of Marine Mammals, went to the beach located about 40 kilometers north of the…
  • Cartel launches massacre in Guanajuato leaving 11 dead Guanajuato has become one of the most violent regions in Mexico in recent years, as drug trafficking groups, mainly the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) and the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel (CSRL), fight for control of the zone. The last instance of violence occurred at approximately 10:00 pm Monday, May 23, in a hotel…
  • 5.8 earthquake in Oaxaca felt as far away as Mexico City The National Seismological (SSN) announced that there was an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 in Oaxaca, which was perceived in Mexico City and Chiapas. (update, the magnitude has been downgraded to a 5.5 since the preliminary reports.) The earthquake was registered 44km northeast of Crucecita, Oaxaca at 4:43 pm local time. Authorities from Mexico City asked…

Puerto Vallarta News

Compare Listings

Title Price Status Type Area Purpose Bedrooms Bathrooms