Cartel Gunmen Storm Cancún Bar — 5 Killed, 12 Injured

Breitbart | 2/18/2019 | Staff
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Four cartel gunmen carrying rifles and handguns stormed into a bar in the tourist resort city of Cancun and began firing indiscriminately. The attack on Friday left five dead and 12 others injured.

The shooting took place Friday night at approximately 11:43 p.m., according to a local media report. The attack took place at the La Kuka Bar located at Avenida José López Portillo and Súper Manzana 60 Manzanas 8, within the municipality of Benito Juarez where Cancun is located.

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Initial reports indicate that the gunmen entered the establishment armed with one rifle and four handguns. Without warning, the cartel gunmen began firing indiscriminately at employees and bar patrons. Following the attack, the gunmen fled in an unknown direction in two different vehicles. The La Kuka is a strip club located in one of the highest crime areas of Cancun. The area is located just west of the primary tourist zone.

Local news reports indicate that responding ministerial police located two individuals believed to be part of the hit team responsible for the killings. Investigators at the crime scene located at least 16 shell casings of various caliber ammo. These included .223 and .45 caliber rounds throughout the...
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