Skip to main content
Advertising

Originally published May 18, 2013 at 9:56 AM | Page modified May 18, 2013 at 9:58 AM

  • Share:
           
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

3 killed, 3 injured in Puerto Rico shooting

Three people have been killed and three others injured during a shooting at a gas station in Puerto Rico.

The Associated Press

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >

advertising

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —

Three people have been killed and three others injured during a shooting at a gas station in Puerto Rico.

Police say several men opened fire on the group early Saturday in the eastern town of Las Piedras. It is unclear what prompted the shooting.

The U.S. territory had already seen five similar shootings reported this year in which at least three people died.

Police have said most of the fatal shootings are related to drug trafficking. The island of 3.7 million people reported a record 1,117 killings in 2011.

News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon

Subscribe today!

Subscribe today!

Get 8 weeks of digital access to The Seattle Times for $1

Advertising

Partner Video

Advertising


Advertising
The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. Subscribe now for unlimited access!

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►