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Shocking Shooting in Tulum Neighborhood

Residents of the 2 de Octubre neighborhood in Tulum were left in shock this afternoon, after a sudden and violent shooting disrupted their peace. Around 3:30pm, local police were alerted to an armed attack on Kulkulcán Avenue via an emergency 911 call.

Upon arrival, officers discovered one person injured at the scene. However, when paramedics arrived and assessed the victim, they found that the individual had already passed away.

First responders and local authorities then awaited the arrival of state prosecutor's office agents, who were responsible for the removal and transportation of the body.

In the meantime, forensic experts began the process of collecting and packaging evidence from the scene. This evidence could potentially help identify the perpetrator or perpetrators of this violent act.

The motive behind the armed attack remains unknown at this time.

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