Two men were shot dead on the outskirts of this noon Saturday on the PR-1 motorway, kilometer 100.4, Gauca neighborhood in saint elizabeth, the police said.
According to the initial report, The deceased, who has not been identified, was killed while traveling in a white Ford F-100, which was left in a ditch of sorts after it went up a slope during the shooting.
Currently, the road is closed for research purposes.
Police urged drivers to take alternate routes such as the PR-153, which exits toward the Louis-A-Ferret Expressway (PR-52).
PR-543, which arrives in the Peñuelas neighborhood in the direction of Coamo, is also available for transit.
Members of the Pons Criminal Investigative Corps remain at the scene with the duty attorney and investigators from the Institute of Forensic Sciences.
With this crime, the number of murders rose to 499 so far this year. In addition, the police confirmed that from yesterday until today there have been five murders.
The criminal incidence occurs at a time when the Police Department estimates that more than 1,900 officers may be absent from their jobs in protest of pressure to secure their pensions and improve their working conditions.