11-y-o boy killed in Puerto Rico drive-by shooting

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Police in Puerto Rico say an 11-year-old boy and his uncle have been killed in a drive-by shooting.
Police said Tuesday that Christian Nieves Adams was shot in the head and died immediately, while 34-year-old Erick Adams Ramos died while being treated at a hospital.

No one has been arrested. Police said the shooting occurred late Monday in the San Juan neighbourhood of Cupey and could be drug-related.

There have been 931 reported killings this year, compared to 1,098 in the same period last year.
The island of nearly four million people reported a record 1,117 killings in 2011.

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