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Violent Weekend Leaves 10 dead in Puerto Rico

By on March 13, 2016

SAN JUAN – A police spokesman in Puerto Rico says a man has been shot to death outside a fast food restaurant, bringing to 10 the number of people killed during a violent weekend on the island.

Police spokesman José Rivera said the man was killed about 11 a.m. Sunday at a shopping center in the municipality of Aguadilla. Authorities are investigating the circumstances of the slaying.

According to police statistics, that killing raises to 126 the number of slayings this year in Puerto Rico.

Other weekend slayings include two men left dead after an early morning shootout at a bar in Ponce. All of those killed over the weekend were men who were shot.

 

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