A couple was shot and killed in the Villas Otoch Paraíso housing development tonight. The attack carried out by armed individuals took the victims by surprise while they were outside their home.
The incident occurred around 9:00 PM, on Sunday, October 8th, when authorities received an urgent report of two people injured by gunfire in the streets of Cancun’s region 259.
Officers arrived at the scene and confirmed the report, immediately requesting the assistance of paramedics.
Paramedics from a private company arrived at the scene and unfortunately confirmed that both individuals no longer had vital signs.
The lifeless bodies was transferred to the facilities of the Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) for the autopsy and to continue with the relevant investigations.
According to eyewitnesses, the victims were enjoying a gathering and consuming alcoholic beverages right in front of their residence when they were taken by surprise when heavily armed men attacked them, abruptly ending their lives.
So far, authorities are unaware of the possible reasons behind this brutal attack. Investigations are ongoing to clarify the motives and bring those responsible to justice.