Playa Del Carmen restaurant Shooting
According to Daily mail Surveillance footage has emerged of two gunmen opening fire on a Playa Del Carmen restaurant on Monday, killing one and injuring 11.
The suspects appeared on the surveillance cameras walking in the middle of the street as cars sped by moments before she rushed towards the sidewalk and started firing their weapons.
Both of the assailants first unleashed their bullets towards the interior seating area of Cerveceria Chapultepec which is one of the countless restaurants in the popular tourist resort.
One of the attackers subsequently paused for a second and pulled the trigger at a group of diners that were sitting at the tables outside the eatery.
Both men then ran down the street and disappeared from the camera’s view. None of the victims have been identified and it remains unclear if any were tourists.
Among the injured were six women and five men.
Quintana Roo State Attorney General said the attack was connected to a criminal organization seeking extortion payments from business owners.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
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- CCTV video shows moment two men opened fire at restaurant patrons in Mexico
- The attackers walked up to Cerveceria Chapultepec in the resort town of Playa del Carmen on Monday night, killing one person and injuring 11
- Both gunmen fired inside the restaurant and then another unloaded his gun on diners that were seated outside the eatery
- Quintana Roo State Attorney General said the attack was connected to a criminal organization seeking extortion payments from business owners
- The governor of the state of Quintana Roo announced that the government will be overseeing the police department in the city of Solaridad
- No arrests have been reported