A BRITISH girl has reportedly been significantly injured in a capturing after armed intruders broke into her residence close to Mexico’s Riviera Maya Caribbean shoreline.
The 32-year-old expat was airlifted to a hospital within the resort of Playa del Carmen with gunshot wounds after authorities acquired a 999 name.
A person, understood to be her companion was shot lifeless within the incident at a jungle ranch the couple are understood to have owned in Lazaro Cardenas, one of many eleven municipalities that make up the state of Quintana Roo.
He was initially described regionally as British however is believed to be German.
State prosecutors in Quintana Roo have confirmed they’re probing Friday’s incident.
A spokesman stated: “Quintana Roo’s State Prosecution Service has launched an investigation into an incident that occurred within the early hours of Friday wherein two foreigners had been attacked with firearms in a jungle space of the municipality of Lazaro Cardenas.”
The ranch the place the capturing occurred has been named regionally as La Esperanza, which interprets into English as Hope.
No arrests are but thought to have been made.
In March final yr British businessman Chris Cleave, 54, was shot lifeless in entrance of his daughter Chloe, 14, as he drove out of the gated residential property in Playa del Carmen the place he lived lower than an hour’s drive south of Cancun in his purple Audi.
The property agent, initially from Truro in Cornwall, had acquired dying threats earlier than he was assassinated and is believed to have been focused for standing as much as extortion makes an attempt by a cartel.
Two males, an 18-year-old and a 30-year-old who fled the homicide scene on a bike after Mr Cleave was shot at close-range in visitors, had been arrested. It was not clear this morning whether or not they have but been formally charged over the horrific killing.