Saturday, February 16, 2019

Cancún: Bar attack leaves 5 dead and at least 5 wounded

Translated by El Profe for Borderland Beat from Animal Politico

                          Attack in Cancun bar leaves 5 dead and at least 5 seriously injured

The attack on a bar in Cancun, Quintana Roo, left at least five dead and five seriously injured, according to the state attorney's office. 

Four subjects entered the establishment with a long weapon and three short, firing on the attendees.

The events occurred in the bar "La Kuka", located on Lopez Portillo Avenue near Supermanzana 60, in the streets of the downtown Benito Juárez municipality.
According to the test data collected, four subjects entered the establishment with a long weapon and three short ones, firing on the attendees.
 
.223, .38 super and .45 caliber shells were found in the bar.

Emergency units came to the area to attend to the wounded, while elements of the Army cordoned off the area.
 
The ministerial authority collected information of three people who are on file. Three of the deceased have already been identified.
 
The State Prosecutor's Office integrates the file through the contribution of expert activity data and the investigation of the ministerial police.
 
On January 28, three people died and five more were injured after a commando attacked El Oasis bar, also located on Lopez Portillo Avenue.