2 shot dead in Cancun tourist hotel zone
FILE - People hang out during spring break in Cancun, Mexico, on March 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Israel Leal)
The Associated Press
Published Monday, November 28, 2016 3:40PM EST
CANCUN, Mexico -- Mexican authorities say that two people have been shot dead in the heart of Cancun's hotel zone.
A statement from the Quintana Roo state prosecutor's office says that police responded to a report of shots fired at around 11:15 p.m. Sunday and found three people wounded. Witnesses indicated that there were two shooters.
The victims were employees of a bar and a disco. Two died of their wounds and one remains hospitalized.
Investigators found an abandoned motorcycle and a backpack containing two pistols near the scene. No arrests had been made.
Such violence in the tourist zone of Cancun is rare.