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Three killed inside Playa del Carmen seafood restaurant

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Three people were gunned down inside a seafood restaurant in Playa del Carmen Wednesday afternoon.

Two men and one woman were shot inside the La Tostadería seafood restaurant located on Playa del Carmen Boulevard between 4th and 6th streets in the Ejidal neighborhood. The shooting happened at 5:30 p.m. with witnesses saying two men arrived in a car and specifically targeted the trio.

All three died.

No other restaurant patrons were injured. Witnesses reported the shooting to emergency 911. After the shooting, a red car reportedly fled the scene heading toward Juarez Avenue.

The area was cordoned off by police who have a station a few blocks from the restaurant.