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California government official shot and killed during robbery while on vacation in Mexico

By Tanya Clark 11:11 AM January 2, 2018
Douglas Bradley

A government official who took an extended vacation in Mexico was shot and killed.

50-year-old Douglas Bradley of Imperial Beach in San Diego County was spending time in the tourist zone in Ixtapa when he was robbed at gunpoint.

Bradley was the director of finance in Imperial Beach.

Police said that the incident unfolded on Thursday, at around 4:00 a.m.

Witnesses at the scene told investigators that they saw several men running after the government official.

They then fired several shots.

The witnesses claimed that they called the police but Bradley’s body was found lying in a parking lot at 8:00 a.m., or about 4 hours after the shooting.

So far, no arrests have been made.

The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and the U.S. Consulate General in Tijuana are working with officials in Mexico to return Bradley’s body to the United States.

Bradley was not married and he did not have children.