Two Canadians died after an altercation that led to a shootout at a luxury resort near Cancun, in MexicoAccording to the security authorities in the country.
Police said the guests were in the Riviera Maya, in the state of Quintana Roo, and had criminal records. security agents Mexico They are also pursuing another suspect with a “long” criminal record in Canada.
Lucio Hernandez, Quintana Roo’s public security chief, confirmed on his Twitter account that the gunshots occurred amid an “argument among guests” at the Xcaret Hotel.
In addition to the two dead, three people were injured and had to be taken to hospital, Hernandez said. The head of security has released photos of the alleged shooter, which show a man in a gray coat and a black protective Covid-19 mask. (See image below).
Hernandez posted a photo of the suspect on his Twitter account – Photo: clone
The Xcaret Hotel said the incident was “targeted and isolated” and that it was helping those affected by the shooting. “We deeply regret the events that occurred this afternoon,” he said in a statement.
The Canadian government said it is in contact with Mexican authorities and will not provide further information due to privacy concerns in the country.
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