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2 men die in drive-by shooting in Puerto Rico

August 14, 2014

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Two men have died and two others were injured in a drive-by shooting in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.

Police said Thursday that the suspects were driving on a road in the north coastal town of Vega Baja and shot into another car carrying at least four people. No one has been arrested.

Police say one man was fatally shot and the other man died at the hospital from injuries received after the car crashed late Wednesday following the shooting.

Police say 419 killings have been reported this year on the island of 3.65 million people, compared to 562 killings in the same period last year.

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