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Victims in Guayama drive-by shooting identified

By The Star Staff

Authorities on Tuesday identified the victims of the second mass shooting in Puerto Rico so far this year, which occurred Monday on the premises of a business in the Guamaní neighborhood of Guayama.

According to the Puerto Rico Police Bureau, the shooting killed Isidro Berríos Valentín, 53, Misael Marrero Velázquez, 26, and another man who had not yet been identified at press time.

The events occurred after 4 p.m. Monday. The police were alerted through the 9-1-1 Emergency System and upon arriving at the scene they found several wounded gunshot victims, including three in more serious condition who died from their wounds.

According to the police investigation, the victims were gathered on the premises of the establishment when individuals shot them from a moving vehicle.

Another two individuals who were wounded by gunfire were taken to a hospital, where they remained under observation Tuesday.

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