Ten people were killed in an attack Saturday on a drug rehabilitation center in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato.
According to local authorities an armed group stormed the center in Irapuato in the afternoon and opened fire, killing nine people instantly.
The state secretariat of public security said a 10th person was wounded but later died in hospital.
“The attackers entered the place with great violence,” the authorities said.
AFP reports that Police arrived to safeguard the scene and officers from the state prosecutor’s office later collected evidence to start the preliminary investigation.
Mexico last year registered a record 34,582 intentional homicides, the highest since official records started in 1997.