Reports are beginning to come in that shots have been fired at BPM Festival in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. At around midnight PST, an unknown gunman entered Blue Parrot during Elrow’s closing party.
At time of publishing, it is not confirmed how many people are injured or dead. Early reports suggest as many as six dead, with most reports ranging between 3-6.
More details to come as the situation develops. All tweets are unconfirmed as of now.
UPDATE: It’s possible there may have been a shooting at a separate club, according to a Mixmag editor on the premises, waiting on confirmation.
Hearing word that there was a separate shooting at The Jungle for the only other BPM closing party as well
— ✌alerie (@valerie___lee) January 16, 2017
Video taken by @weirdmarcos shows people running in the street after the first shots were fired.
— NochesElectronicasMx (@nochesmx) January 16, 2017
After alleged reports of shots fired this morning at Blue Parrot, all BPM parties are shut down while police investigations are underway.
— The BPM Festival (@TheBPMFestival) January 16, 2017
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 (@jackmaster) January 16, 2017
I'm shaking. I saw 3 people dead. Club shooting at Blue Parrot
— g e n n 💿 (@g_livesfordance) January 16, 2017
Apparently gang turf wars kicking off and people shoot at two clubs during BPM including Blue Parrot!!! At least 5 dead and several injured
— Maarten Puddy (@PUDDYuk) January 16, 2017