Two dead and seven injured is the result of an armed attack that occurred tonight in a restaurant bar located in a popular neighborhood of Cancun, in the Mexican Caribbean, attributed by the authorities to organized crime.
According to preliminary data issued by the Attorney General of the State of Quintana Roo, shortly after 8:40 local time the local emergency numbers received a report of firearms detonations at La Palapa restaurant in Chuki.
When arriving at the place the emergency and public security bodies reported two dead and seven wounded; The latter, including a woman, were transferred to the General Hospital of Cancun.
In the General Hospital of Cancun it was reported tonight that three of the injured are serious.
The two deceased men, whose bodies were taken to the Forensic Medical Service, have not been identified so far.
Sources of the Prosecutor's Office told Efe that the attack could be related to the criminal groups that want to take control of the square by charging "floor rights," as the extortions are called to trade to let them operate. EFE