QCOSTARICA – The morning assault on a taxi cab, resulting the death one and injury of two others, was caught by a video surveillance camera.
As can be seen in the video, two men get out from a black SUV after blocking the taxi, spraying the taxi with bullets rom what appears be heavy calibre automatic weapons.
Within seconds the men flee. The empty vehicle was found a short distance from the crime scene.
Dead is 34 year-old Denis Omier Taylor, which according to the Ministerio de Seguridad Pública (MSP) is linked to organized crime in Limon and alleged “trigger man: for the “Chichi Cole”gang, linked to at least 15 homicides. Taylor was to stand trial for attempted murder in the coming days.
Wounded and rushed to hospital in delicate condition are Taylor’s girlfriend and the taxi driver, who was impacted in the chest, left elbow and face.
According to Carlos Hidalgo, spokesperson for the MSP, the couple were headed to the Caribeños (Limon) bus stop.