Three American tourists were stabbed in Puerto Rico after a man asked them to stop filming in a hamburger cart
Three American tourists were attacked when they refused to stop filming in the La Perla neighborhood in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The incident happened at about 4 am on Monday, RIA Novosti reports. Associated Press.
The attack involved 39-year-old Carlos Sanchez and 37-year-old Wallace Florence from South Carolina, as well as 38-year-old Jackson Tremaine from Georgia. Vice.
According to Hispanic VAPA-TVAs translated by Google Translate, Municipal Commissioner José Juan Garcia said the incident began when the three were photographing and filming a local hamburger cart.
Three U.S. tourists stabbed in Puerto Rico after being told to stop filming
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Vice reported that Sanchez was the person filming the cart.
WAPA reported that Garcia said a man with “long, white, thick hair” told the three tourists that they could not record videos and that they could not stay.
According to Garcia, the three tourists continued what they were doing, which led to the attack on them.
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Tourists rushed to run, but after a few blocks they were overtaken by the attackers.
Garcia said that Florence and Brown received blows to the head and a wound to the left arm.
According to Garcia, Tremaine received six stab wounds to the chest, abdomen, forearm and back.
Florence did not need medical attention.
Tremaine and Brown were hospitalized, but their condition was not reported.
No arrests were made.
In 2021, Tarik Kadir Loat of Wilmington, Delaware, was attacked in the La Perla area after taking pictures while being told to stop.
He was killed and his body was found partially burned. UPI.
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According to Associated PressLoath and his friend were nearby to buy drugs.
Area La Perlaonce a slum teeming with drug dealers, became famous after the video of Luis Fonsi “Despacito”.
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