US: At least 3 killed, 7 wounded after shooting at block party in Indiana’s Gary city :- Indiana shooting At least three people are killed after 10 people opened fire at a block party in Gary, Indiana, in the United States.
Gunshots were fired during a block party in Indiana’s Gary city
This was third shooting incident in US on or around occasion of July 4th Independence Day
Similar shooting incidents had taken place in Chicago, Philadelphia in US on July 4.
BNO News reported that at least three people were killed after 10 people opened fire at a block party in Gary, Indiana.
July 4 – This was the third such shooting incident in the United States on Independence Day.
Eight people were injured, some of them critically, in a shooting at a Minneapolis park on Monday during an unofficial Fourth of July celebration, according to officials.
Police said the shooting took place around 11:30 pm on Monday at Boom Island Park.
Panic in Philadelphia after July 4th shooting causes
Scores of people watching the Fourth of July fireworks show in Philadelphia ran for cover when gunfire was heard, forcing them to leave strollers and other personal items behind as they sought asylum for fear of an active shooter. Were were
Two Philadelphia police officers working in the incident received serious wounds when opened fire shortly after the event began Monday in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum.
The shooting came just hours after another holiday shooting in suburban Chicago, killing at least six people and injuring at least 30.
Witnesses in Philadelphia said they saw some people running or being hit as people tried to run through or over metal fences set up to control the crowd. There were no serious injuries in the chaos, although many said they had scratches and bruises.
Investigators are yet to determine where the shots were fired and how many were fired.
It is also unclear whether anyone intentionally fired at the officers or if the shot was possibly fired by someone with a weapon to discharge or stray bullets from an unrelated shooting.
One officer was wounded in the forehead – officials said the bullet was found in the officer’s cap – while another was wounded in the shoulder. Both the officers were treated at a hospital and later released.
No one was injured in the incident and no one has been arrested.
Speaking to reporters Monday night after the shooting, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said escalating violence in the city has left him “eager not to become mayor.”