(QCOSTARICA) What is believed a “settling of accounts” left two women and teenager dead and seven wounded while enjoying the Sunday afternoon beach in Limon.
The incident occurred around 4:30pm in Cieneguita de Limon, when two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire with a high calibre rifle (some eyewitness say it was an AK-47) on their intended victim.
Authorites say the dead and wounded were innoncent bystanders.
According to information provided by the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ), learning that their victim was only wounded, the gunmen started shooting again, this time into the crowded beach.
Of the wounded, two were minors.
Carlos Hidalgo, spokesperson for the Ministry of Security, said a suspect in the shooting was arrested.
The official said the incident was drug related.