At least five people were killed and five others were injured on Saturday after four armed men opened fire at a club in Cancun, Mexico, authorities said.
Men armed with a long pistol and three pistols opened a fire at La Cuka, a club located on a main boulevard in central Cancun, about 4 miles from the sea tourist area, Kintana Ru's prosecutor reports.
Two of the five wounded survivors remain in critical condition on Sunday
Cancun and Quintara are witnessing violence last year, with federal officials reporting 774 people who died in the state last year, compared to 359 murders recorded 2017
Violence may be due to reports of Jalisco New Cartel for a generation that moves to the Caribbean resort and struggles with other local gangs to gain control of the area. MEXICO URGES WRONG AGAINST 33,000 CASES OPENED IN 201
Mexican killings have risen 33% in 2018, shattering the country's record for the second consecutive year, government statistics show. The US State Department Travel Board in November called on people to "exercise increased caution" when traveling to Mexico for crimes. "Violence, such as murder, kidnapping, theft and robbery, is widespread," the statement said.
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Cancun remains one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico and around the world.
Fox News "Greg Norman and Associated Press have contributed to this report