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News is breaking that Israeli EDM DJ Ronen Dahan, also known as DJ Perplex, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at a club in Mexico early Saturday morning.

Dahan, 45, was reportedly DJing when gunmen burst into the club (described by others as a “rave”) in San Luis Potosí and opened fire. Dahan was killed and another three people were injured, one of whom died of his injuries later in the hospital. The state’s attorney general stated Dahan was already deceased when authorities arrived and his body was identified by documents on his person, according to Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

Local news outlet Report – San Luis states the event took place in a hall “used as a rave” in the industrial outskirts of the city (photos are SFW):

According to the state Attorney General’s office, the shooting took place at approximately six a.m. in the “Cerro de La Campana neighborhood of the Tierra Blanca community” in San Luis Potosí when gunmen entered the club and shot at several individuals before fleeing the scene. The other deceased victim was identified only as a 31 year old man named Álvaro.

Dahan had been in Mexico for the entire month of June, playing multiple dates and leaving frequent social media updates. Last week he performed at the Sundance Festival in Villahermosa, Tabasco state.

Dahan was 45 years old.

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