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PUERTO RICO: 2 men shot to death at busy intersection

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) _ Two men in Puerto Rico have been fatally shot in broad daylight at a busy intersection as the island surpasses a record number of homicides.

Police said in a statement that the shooting occurred Saturday at noon near a shopping center in the western town of Hormigueros. They said a person got out of a car and shot the men before speeding away.

Authorities said police arrested one suspect after a long chase but do not yet have a motive.

A record 1,005 killings have been reported in the U.S. Caribbean territory, breaking the previous record of 995 slayings in 1994.

SEE: http://www.themontserratreporter.com/news/regional/nearly-half-of-puerto-ricos-murders-drug-related

 

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) _ Two men in Puerto Rico have been fatally shot in broad daylight at a busy intersection as the island surpasses a record number of homicides.

Police said in a statement that the shooting occurred Saturday at noon near a shopping center in the western town of Hormigueros. They said a person got out of a car and shot the men before speeding away.

Authorities said police arrested one suspect after a long chase but do not yet have a motive.

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A record 1,005 killings have been reported in the U.S. Caribbean territory, breaking the previous record of 995 slayings in 1994.

SEE: http://www.themontserratreporter.com/news/regional/nearly-half-of-puerto-ricos-murders-drug-related