SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Son. – A woman died early Friday of wounds suffered in a shooting incident the night before in San Luis Rio Colorado, Son.
The woman, identified by family members as 23-year-old, Alma Brigitte, was found by municipal police shortly before 11 p.m. sitting wounded in the driver’s seat of a car parked in front of a gym on Tlaxcala Avenue between 23rd and 24th streets.
Police said she had suffered three gunshot wounds, including one to the head and one to the chest.
She was rushed by a Red Cross ambulance to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 1 a.m. Friday, police said.
State police were investigating the slaying Friday. The motive for the killing was not immediately known.
Her death marked the third in San Luis in a week, and Semáforo Delictivo, a website that reports crime statistics around Mexico, said there were 65 homicides in San Luis Rio Colorado in the first nine months of this year. Media in San Luis Rio Colorado have reported higher murder totals for the city.
Much of the violence seen in the city this year has been blamed on drug cartel and gang activity or street-level crime.