Cops got here underneath assault in a two-hour gunfight within the Mexican metropolis of Acapulco, officers say.
A number of gunmen attacked a lodge the place officers keep, within the vacationer space Las Playas on Sunday night.
Dozens of individuals needed to shelter in outlets whereas capturing continued, till after 23:00 native time (04:00 GMT).
One suspected gunman was killed when police returned hearth. Officers then chased different gunmen by way of the streets earlier than securing the world.
On the similar time, a separate group of gunmen attacked a federal police base within the metropolis.
Some universities in Acapulco have cancelled courses for Monday however local media (hyperlink in Spanish) report that in response to schooling authorities, faculties will nonetheless be open.
The US division of state has warned American consular staff to not journey to Acapulco, saying the state of Guerrero was probably the most violent state in Mexico in 2015.
Tens of hundreds of individuals have died in drug-associated violence in Mexico prior to now decade.
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