A SHOOTING inside a popular resort near Cancun, Mexico, left one dead and two injured.
Mexican authorities rushed to Hotel Xcaret in Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, on Friday afternoon after a guest opened fire inside the five-star resort.
According to Lucio Hernández Gutiérrez, the Secretary of Public Security of the State of Quintana Roo, the shooting unfolded after a dispute broke out between the three guests.
All three victims were immediately transported to local hospitals, where one died from his injuries.
Authorities said all three guests were from Canada.
The shooting occurred inside the resort adjacent to the theme park, local outlet Quinta Fuerza reported.
Officials said the suspect ran off after the shooting and his whereabouts are unknown at the moment.
The suspect was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt and sweatpants.
Gutiérrez said authorities have launched a “strong operation for his capture.”
An evening at Hotel Xcaret starts at $585 a night.
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