Shoot out in Acapulco - main tourist area

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Shoot out in Acapulco - main tourist area

One dead (differing stories, perhaps 2 dead) and 6 or 7 injured.

One dead and seven wounded, including two tourists from Mexico City, was the result of a shooting against a young man who was being chased by armed men in La Reina Park, located in the traditional port area.

The Secretary of Civil Protection of the State of Guerrero informed through an information bulletin that, at 21:15 hours, by telephone the State Center for Alertness was aware of a report of firearm shots on the Avenida Costera Miguel Aleman near the Park of the Queen (Parque de La Reina).

The site was immediately attended by members of gendarmerie and ambulances of Municipal Firemen and Mexican Red Cross who provided immediate first aid and transportation to different hospitals to seven people, including three tourists.

For its part, the Coordination Group Acapulco reported through an official statement that according to the investigations of the events that occurred in the Parque de la Reina in the tourist area of ​​Acapulco, the young man killed is an alleged narcomenudist.

The site was attended by members of the Gendarmerie, the Tourist Police and Civil Protection, who gave immediate attention to those injured by bullets.

The municipality of Acapulco reported that among the injured, two are tourists from Mexico City and are out of danger.