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  Violent spate of shootings leaves 10 dead in Puerto Rico

Violent spate of shootings leaves 10 dead in Puerto Rico

AP
Published : Mar 14, 2016, 12:48 pm IST
Updated : Mar 14, 2016, 12:48 pm IST

All of those killed over the weekend were men who were shot.

A police spokesman in Puerto Rico says a man has been shot to death outside a fast food restaurant
 A police spokesman in Puerto Rico says a man has been shot to death outside a fast food restaurant

All of those killed over the weekend were men who were shot.

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 in the US territory.

 

Police spokesman Jose Rivera said the man was killed about 11Am on Sunday at a shopping center in the municipality of Aguadilla in the territory’s extreme west. 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, which has a population of 3.7 million.

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

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