A shot car with the body of a person inside was found this Thursday night on the “Jose De Diego” PR-22 expressway, in Vega Baja, reported the Puerto Rico Police Bureau.
According to the preliminary report, agents assigned to the police of that municipality were alerted last night at around 10:39 pm about the violent death that occurred at kilometer 38.4 of that public roadin the direction of Vega Baja to San Juan.
Although the circumstances of the crime remain under investigation, police indicated that they received the alert about shots fired at the location through 9-1-1 Emergency System. Upon arriving at the scene, They found a Toyota brand vehicle, Highlander model, wine color, with several bullet holes. Likewise, inside they found the shot body of a man who has not yet been identified..
According to police reports, the deceased was identified as Jesus Alberto Rivera Berganzo27 years old and with a residential address in Vega Baja.
The police reported heavy traffic and detours on the road in the direction of Vega Baja to San Juan due to this incident..
He agent Melvin Castellano, assigned to the Homicide Division of the Criminal Investigation Corps (CIC) of Vega Bajain conjunction with prosecutor Lawrence Syndertook charge of the investigation.