On the morning of 3 April 2023, multiple gunmen fired shots at individuals outside the Fiesta Americana hotel, located on Kukulucan Boulevard in Cancun’s Hotel Zone. According to local authorities, the attackers shot and killed three individuals known to be involved in drug-trafficking activities before fleeing the scene. Security personnel later found a fourth body in nearby vegetation. Authorities suspect that the shooting was related to disputes between rival criminal organizations. Police officers detained two people in relation to the shootings.