Man gunned down at Wal-Mart in Hotel Zone of Puerto Vallarta

March 10, 2017

A young man was shot dead in the hotel zone north of the city of Puerto Vallarta, according to data collected by municipal and state authorities. Preliminary reports indicate that the victim was of Colombian nationality.

In the early morning hours of Friday a report was made of gunshots at the Wal-Mart on Boulevard Francisco Medina Ascencio.

Police units arrived on the scene where they found a man injured by bullets inside a vehicle in the back seat. There were also traces of blood on several sides of the vehicle and authorities assumed that it was a clash between civilians.

Paramedics arrived on the scene to find a 26-year-old man, apparently of Colombian nationality, who was taken to the facilities of the 42nd Seguro Social Clinic. Rescuers found that he had at least eight bullet wounds. The man later died of his injuries around 5:00 AM.

Police found around 50 bullet caps of different calibers at the scene, in addition to some firearms. Witnesses say at least 3 people were taken into custody and that ‘several’ people were involved in attacking the man. However officials indicate nobody is in custody. The crime is still under investigation with conflicting reports among officials.

This marks the sixth reported homicide in Puerto Vallarta since the start of 2017.



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