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LIVE UPDATES: The BPM Festival shootings

Gunshots fired at The BPM Festival’s Elrow closing party…

The BPM Festival was reportedly hit by tragedy in the early hours of this morning (Monday 16th January), as multiple people have been reported dead and many more injured after shots were fired during the Elrow closing party at Blue Parrot.

Speaking about the incident when news first broke, Jackmaster tweeted, “Someone has come into the club in Playa Del Carmen and opened fire. 4-5 dead and many wounded. Stay in ur fuckin hotel if you're here at BPM.”

We’ll be bringing you updates as they come in on our live blog below through the day.

Rob McCallum is DJ Mag’s deputy digital editor. Follow him on Twitter here.