Israeli DJ/producer Ronen Dahan (a.k.a. Perplex) was fatally shot by unidentified gunmen during an attack on a club in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosi on Saturday. Another man later died later of his injuries in a hospital. The shooters have yet to be identified, and their motives for the shooting are unknown.
According to the attorney general’s office for the surrounding state of San Luis Potosi, a group of armed men entered the club in the south of the city early on Saturday and opened fire, killing Dahan, 45, and wounding three other people.
A proponent of psy-trance, Dahan, who was based in Stockholm and DJ’ed internationally, released 13 albums during his career on labels including Universal, Perfecto Records, Balloon Records and Tiger Records. He also collaborated with artists including Jesus Luz, Cutfather, Medina, Coco Star, Inns and September.
His latest project called Pura Vida was a partnership with Daniel Zitrin.
We’ll have more on this developing story as news becomes available.