New Orleans: Mass Shooting At A Play Area
New Orleans, USA- According to reports, almost 16 people have been injured after a mass shooting at a playground in New Orleans. The injured however were rushed to a hospital on Sunday night.
The ambulances reached on time, rescuing the victims to the nearest University Medical Centre while others have reportedly been taken via private vehicles.
A crowd of almost 500 people is expected to have been present at the “Bunny friends” park for a block party and were filming a video, while the incident took place.
Tyler Gamble, a police spokesman, said officers had been on their way to the playground to break up a large crowd when gunfire erupted – reportedly between two groups who had been fighting , “direct gunshot wound” or a graze wound, and that the full extent of their injuries is yet to be determined.
The news does not report of any destruction or death.
while as informed by an eyewitness that ‘it saw a man with a machine gun, and there were gunshots sounds coming from within the crowd’.