The Mexican organization confirms four people died
The BPM Festival organizers just released an statement informing four fatalities and twelve people were injured during monday early-morning shooting at Blue Parrott club.
“It is with great sadness to share that police have confirmed reports of a lone shooter outside the Blue Parrot nightclub in Playa Del Carmen earlier today, which resulted in four fatalities and twelve injured. The violence began on 12th street in front of the club and three members of the BPM security team were among those whose lives were lost while trying to protect patrons inside the venue.
The BPM Festival has been working closely with the local authorities (Seguridad Publica / Policia Turistica) throughout the festival to ensure public safety and security for all visitors. We are overcome with grief over this senseless act of violence and we are cooperating fully with local law enforcement and government officials as they continue their investigation.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the victims and their families and all those affected by these tragic events.”
Also a group of renowned artists have reacted to the tragic event that took place at the Playa del Carmen’s venue.
— Pan-Pot (@PanPotOFFICIAL) January 16, 2017
Shocked and completely gutted after hearing the tragic news from @TheBPMFestival. My thoughts are with all of those affected.
— Adam Beyer (@realAdamBeyer) January 16, 2017
This is a very very sad situation. Tryna get my head around it still. Thoughts and condolences to all affected ♥
— JACKMASTER (@jackmaster) January 16, 2017
Sending love and strength to the whole @TheBPMFestival family and all our dance music community right now.
— The Black Madonna (@blackmadonnachi) January 16, 2017
— Oliver Huntemann (@OliverHuntemann) January 16, 2017
This BPM tragedy hits too close to home. My friends are all presently safe but others weren’t so lucky. So fucked. What a sad world.
— MATRIXXMAN (@MATRiXXMAN) January 16, 2017