Only a few days after the arrival of the National Guard in Puerto Vallarta, a man was executed and another held hostage by armed individuals on Sunday afternoon in Fluvial Vallarta.
According to the news section of the municipal police, shortly after 4:00 p.m. local residents heard gunshots, when they went out to observe, they noticed that two male were struggling with others and forced into a gray truck.
Witnesses called 911 Emergency System, who dispatched unit PV-271 to the location, where 12 casings of caliber 45 and 9 millimeter were found.
Minutes later, the incident was reported to the Public Ministry agent initiating the investigation folder in coordination with elements of the Investigative Police.
After 5:00 pm, police on board the PV-325 unit located at the crossroads of Rodríguez Barba and Grandes Lagos streets, a black BMW with plates from Jalisco. The car’s airbags had been deployed and inside they found the body of a 25-year-old man who was wearing a gray shirt, light green shorts, tattoos on his left arm, and was found with gunshot wounds to the abdomen.
The assailants fled, along with the second person believed to be the companion of the man who was found dead.