Mexico shooting leaves seven dead it occurs on a resort

La Palma Resort Guanajuato
  • Videos on social media show police on the scene as tourists look on in shock, many still in their swimsuits and towels. Others are seen crying and hugging their children. 

Mexican officials said a band of gunmen invaded the La Palma resort in the Cortazar municipality and shot the vacationers at the swimming pool.

A shooting at a Guanajuato resort in Mexico Saturday left seven dead, including a 7-year-old child, authorities said. 

Authorities said three women and three men died, including a child, as well as an eighth person who was seriously wounded. The identities of the victims have not yet been released. 

“Heavily armed sicarios arrived and this is what happened,” said one man filming the aftermath, using a word for hired assassins.

With information from FOX News