Shooting during fireworks celebration at Texas park injures five
FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Multiple gunshots startled the 600 people visiting Fort Worth's Village Creek Park on Saturday, and the incident ended with five people being rushed to an area hospital with gunshot wounds.
According to CNN, Fort Worth Police responded to the shooting in the park before 7 p.m. and say the gunshots rang out right after fireworks exploded.
Witnesses told police they heard 30 rounds of gunfire immediately after the fireworks.
Responding officers found five people with injuries and transported them all to local hospitals. Three suffered non-life threatening injuries and two others are in critical condition, Public Information Officer Buddy Calzada said.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court clears Senate Judiciary Committee
Iris asks community to take a stand as domestic violence cases increase
Preparations for tonight's presidential debate
Louisiana's COVID-19 vaccination plan submitted, under review
Traffic jams in Livingston Parish prompt lawmakers to take action