Tourists Shelter Following Gang Shootout Near Cancun Resort

A confrontation between criminal gangs at a beach in Quintana Roo, Mexico, left two dead as visitors at nearby hotels were ordered to take shelter, local media reported.

According to the Quintana Roo State Attorney General’s Office, the incident occurred at a beach south of Cancun.

Quintana Roos’ State Secretariat of Public Security reported that no tourists were seriously injured or kidnapped.

This footage, recorded by Tim Holevas from his room at the Hyatt Ziva Riviera Cancun, shows a helicopter circling overhead on Thursday. Holevas told Storyful that the “all clear” for guests was given that evening. Credit: Tim Holevas via Storyful

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