In Texas 5 people were shot and wounded in the Park during a party with the participation of 600 people

The shooting occurred at around 18:30 at Park village Creek in Fort worth, reports the Star-Telegram, citing the police. At least five people were injured Sunday night in a Texas Park.

According to police, a party was attended by about 600 people. Witnesses said that the Park has been launched fireworks, followed by about 30 shots. Police were called to the Park at 18:59.

Two of the injured were seriously injured. The rest were injured, not life-threatening. The police do not inform the age of the victims, but notes that they are all adults.


The crowd gathered in the Park, despite orders to local and state authorities, which prevented the holding of mass gatherings during a pandemic coronavirus. On the website of the city said that municipal parks, trails and Golf courses remain open, but people should observe the rules of social distancing.

Video published on Twitter, shows how people run away in the Park. When you heard sounds similar to gunshots and police sirens.

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One of the witnesses Adrian Gallardo lives across the street from the Park on the street Wilhelm. He said he heard 10 to 15 gunshots and saw «people running everywhere».

He said that the Park was a great party, which, according to him, was rather quiet.

Raymond brown, who lived on Edgewood near Wilbarger street for 24 years, said most people at the party was from 18 to 20 years.

«This is one of the few parks in Fort worth where African Americans can come and have some fun» — said brown.

Sunday night was not announced any arrests. Authorities continue the investigation.

Another shooting was reported around 19:00. It happened Sunday at the store in the 4200 block of Miller Avenue, less than a mile from the Park, where were the wounded party members. The caller reported that a store employee was shot in the arm. Police said it is investigating whether these two incidents.

Shooting in a Texas Park has occurred at a time when States and municipalities are trying to balance the needs of public health with a desire to open a business and restore jobs.

Texas was one of the first States that opened after the quarantine. As reported by the New York Times late last month, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters and shopping centers will be allowed to open with disabilities.