Gunshots during closing night of BPM Festival: the official statement.

Today a tragedy happened at BPM Festival in Playa del Carmen, where some participants have been killed by shootings and  there are a dozen of injured (read here).

This is the BPM official statement:”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.

The BPM Festival Familia “

Ibiza by night will update you soon about this sad event.