A gunman opened fire at Elrow‘s BPM Festival closing party in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, in the early hours of this morning, Monday January 16.

According to a report by The Telegraph, the shooting took place at the Blue Parrot venue in Playa Del Carmen. The popular nightclub was hosting one of the festival’s closing parties, an event organized by Elrow.

Local police confirming 5 deaths: four people died in the attack, while the fifth victim—a woman—died in the stampede that followed. Another 15 people were injured in the incident.

Following the incident, Jackmaster took to Twitter, stating that four to five people were killed in the attack, though this is yet to be confirmed. He added: “This is a very very sad situation. Tryna get my head around it still. Thoughts and condolences to all affected.”

Speaking to the BBC, Quintana Roo’s Attorney-General, Miguel Angel Pech, confirmed that two Canadians, an Italian and a Colombian are among the dead.

BPM has cancelled all other closing parties.

An official statement has been put out via their official Facebook:

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