At least six people were killed and nine injured after someone opened fire on a crowd of patrons at an after-hours bar brawl in downtown Sacramento, California, according to Sacramento police.
Shortly after the 2 a.m. closing time, police said they were responding to a report that someone started shooting at a car in the direction of a fight that allegedly broke out in a crowd on a street corner. 10 and K street.
Video posted on social media shows terrified people fleeing the scene amid rapid fire, according to ABC 10.
Berry Accius, a member of a local youth organization, told ABC10 he arrived at the scene shortly after gunshots were heard. “Many victims were covered in blood, just watching some families not knowing their loved ones were still alive, running while trying to figure out what was going on, some distraught, some lost,” he said, describing a sight of. chaos. “It’s just horrible.”
Accius later told the Associated Press he was saddened by the matter. “The first thing I saw was like the victims. I saw a young girl with blood all over her body, a girl taking off her glasses, a young girl screaming, ‘They killed my sister.’ A mother ran up, “Where is my son, has my son been shot?” “You know, concussion, trauma. Just a lot of things that you know, you don’t want to see.”
Residents have been asked to avoid the area. It is unclear whether a suspect has been arrested.
A local city council member lamented the rise in violence in the city. “Another shooting. More lives lost,” Katie Valenzuela tweeted. “The nationwide gun violence pandemic has hit our community — again.”
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