Armed robbers target pedestrians

A man in Alajuelita and another in Santa Ana suffered bullet wounds Wednesday night when they were set upon by robbers.

In Alajuelita two men on a motorcycle gunned down a pedestrian with the last name of Aubert, said the Judicial Investigating Organization. The victim threw off his backpack and threw away his cell telephone. The robbers took both, investigators said.

In Santa Ana, a man with the  last name of Vaca was walking with a woman when a car pulled up, a man got out and demanded his belongings, said investigators. The victim protested and was shot, they said.

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