Gunmen executed a 23-year-old man on a downtown street in Limón Tuesday at 2 p.m. The scene was near the Roman Catholic cathedral.
The Judicial Investigatign Organization said that the man, identified by the last name of Morales, was purchasing auto decorations at a store. When he went to put his purchases in his car, a second vehicle pulled up and two men shot him seven times.
The Fuerza Pública quickly obtained a description of the vehicle from witnesses. They said it was distinctive. Police detained two suspects in a similar vehicle some 20 kilometers (12 miles) away a short time later. They are being investigated.