Man involved in shootout near Arenal is jailed

A Nicaraguan man with the last names of López Castillo has been jailed for two months preventative detention after a shootout involving police in El Tanque de Fortuna de San Carlos.

Agents said they were investigating the man Wednesday after a wave of burglaries and robberies in the area near Arenal volcano. The 20-year-old man is accused to pulling a gun and firing on a Fuerza Pública officer and a Judicial agent.

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