Five people were killed and a dozen injured when gunshots erupted on the last night of BPM Festival, an EDM music festival in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
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The shooting took place at 03:30 local time in front of a place called Blue Parrot, which hosted the closing party of the BPM festival.
BPM said in a statement that "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."
"Someone has come into the club in Playa del Carmen and opened fire. 4-5 dead and many wounded. Stay in ur fuckin hotel if you're here at BPM," Jackmaster wrote.
However, contrary to previous reports, the shooter did not enter the Blue Parrot, and a rumor of a second shootout at a place called La Selva never occurred.
The BPM organizers added in their statement:. "The BPM Festival has been working closely with local authorities throughout the festival to ensure public safety for all visitors We regret this act of senseless violence and we are to cooperate fully with local authorities and police Officials of government How they continue Our thoughts and prayers are with all the victims and their families and all those affected by tragic events of synthesis".