San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

U.S. Club Owner Shot And Killed in Parrita

U.S. business owner James Norris, 47, was shot and killed at his club, Bougainvillea, Tuesday at 11:15 p.m. in Parrita, on the Pacific coast. Norris was shot six times by a masked man who fled on foot, according to the Red Cross. Some half dozen people were in the bar at the time. Norris died at the scene.

No arrests have been made.

Last month, Norris was shot four times at his house by three robbers. It is unknown if the robbers are connected to Norris’ murder.

Anyone with information should contact the local police at 2777-0511 or 2777-1511.

–Holly Sonneland

and Christopher Wayne


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