Another shooting on Playa del Carmen beach road Xpu-Ha leaves one dead 2 injured


A shooting on a dirt road in Xpu-Ha, south of Playa del Carmen, left about one person dead and two injured.

shootout was recorded in a dirt command south of Playa del Carmen, in the state of Quintana Roo, which has left at least one dead and two wounded.

According to local media, said shooting occurred shortly after noon this Wednesday on the road that leads to the San Carlos ranch, at the height of Xpu-Ha, south of Playa del Carmen.

After the attack was reported, local emergency services and the police went to the scene, being transferred to the General Hospital of Playa del Carmen, where one of the injured lost his life shortly after entering the hospital.

So far, local authorities have not reported any detainees and the identity of the victims of this shooting is unknown.

The Mexican Caribbean has been attacked by cartel groups in tourist areas for months, intensifying in recent weeks in Quintana Roo.

Just Tuesday, Argentine businessman Federico Mazzoni, general of the popular  Mamita’s Beach Club commercial establishment in  Playa del Carmen, was shot to death.

Last Friday, a shooting inside the Xcaret hotel also located in Playa del Carmen left two Canadians dead and one injured. According to local authorities, the crime was due to debts related to illicit activities.

According to data from the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System, the state of Quintana Roo registered a total of 651 intentional homicides in 2021.

In October 2021, for example, a shooting at a restaurant in the Tulum resort – one of the most fashionable places in the region – left two foreign tourists dead and three others injured.

The Cancun Post