BREAKING NEWS: 4 People Dead – BPM Festival In Mexico
A lone gunman shot and killed four people at The Blue Parrot in Playa del Carmen, Mexico during BPM electronic dance music festival. The festival organizers put out an official statement this morning –
“It is with great sadness to share that police have confirmed reports of a lone shooter outside the Blue Parrot nightclub in Playa Del Carmen earlier today, which resulted in four fatalities and twelve injured. The violence began on 12th street in front of the club and three members of the BPM security team were among those whose lives were lost while trying to protect patrons inside the venue.”
The organizers continued, “The BPM Festival has been working closely with the local authorities (Seguridad Publica / Policia Turistica) throughout the festival to ensure public safety and security for all visitors. We are overcome with grief over this senseless act of violence and we are cooperating fully with local law enforcement and government officials as they continue their investigation.”
Concluding, “Our thoughts and prayers are with all the victims and their families and all those affected by these tragic events.”
This event gathers a large number of tourists … mainly American and Canadian. We will let you know further details as we get them.