On Monday, armed men attacked a hotel in Selaya in central Mexico, killing nearly 12 and injuring five others.
Local news station Telemundo 52 reported that at least 11 people were killed and at least five injured when about 15 militants stormed a Gala hotel and bar in Selaya, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Authorities said the massacre began around 10 p.m. local time and more than 50 shots were fired at hotel guests and staff standing inside and outside the hotel and bar.
A shopping street close to the shooting was also suspected to have been set on fire and destroyed with homemade bombs, local authorities reported.
Upon entering the hotel, the agency initially found four people dead (two men and two women, ages not disclosed), and an additional five women and one man were found dead when the hotel bar was monitored.
confirmed by local residents News Outlet El Sol del Bahio They said they heard at least 30 gun blasts during Monday night’s massacre. Neighbors also said news outlets had cardboard outside the hotel with messages referring to organized crime groups.
Civil Security Minister Ignacio Rivera Peralta Celaya was at the scene following the attack on a hotel in central Mexico and joined with officers from the local prosecutor’s office to conduct an initial investigation. El Sol del Baggio reported