After 3:00 pm on Tuesday there was an exchange of shots in the Felipillo sector that left three people dead.
The victims were aboard a taxi.
One person has been arrested.
Authorities found alleged drug in another car.
The Homicide and Femicide Section of the Metropolitan Prosecutor's Office began an investigation for the crime of homicide, after the shooting registered in Felipillo.
Units of the National Police also arrived at the site, activating an operation in the sector.
Tweet from Telemetro News read:
"The Public Ministry closed the Pan-American highway in Pacora in the direction of Panama Centro, due to triple homicide. The victims were in a taxi. For this fact a person was apprehended. Authorities located an alleged drug in another car."