Wis. woman injured by crossfire during Puerto Rico triathlon

Wis. woman injured by crossfire during Puerto Rico triathlon

Authorities say two competitors in a Puerto Rico Ironman triathlon have been injured by crossfire exchanged by occupants of two cars as they sped past the bicycling part of the event in San Juan.

Puerto Rico police identified the wounded competitors as Wisconsin woman Liz Boivin and Puerto Rico man Miguel Arroyo Ramos. Boivin was hit in the left calf while a bullet struck Arroyo in the left side.

Race officials say the two athletes are in stable condition at a local hospital. Officials decided to continue the triathlon competition following Sunday’s violence.

The FBI is assisting island police with the investigation.

Police say a passenger inside one the two cars that were exchanging shots was killed. He has been identified as local man Jose Ramos Tapia.

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