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(LIVE) 2 Mass Shootings Last Night - Over 26 Shot, 6 Dead
We will be updating this thread throughout the morning as new details come in, particularly about the Dadeville, Alabama Incident.
The scourge of gun violence continues to plague communities across the United States, with multiple shooting incidents reported over the weekend in different parts of the country. In Alabama, a Sweet-16 birthday celebration turned deadly when a shooter opened fire, leaving over 20 people injured and at least 4 dead, most of whom were teenagers. Meanwhile, in Kentucky, another mass shooting at Chickasaw Park claimed the lives of two people, while injuring 4 others marking the second such incident in the city in just a few days. Additionally, at least two people were shot at Lincoln University in Chester County, Pennsylvania, further highlighting the growing concern over gun violence in America.
Dadeville, Alabama - 20+ Shot 5+ Dead Reportedly
Update: 9:32 AM ET: The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has confirmed 4 deaths and released the following statement just now.
Update: 9:20 AM ET: Details are still scant on total fatalities. We are still waiting a press conference. Reports have indicated that at least five are dead, but this has yet to be confirmed.
Update: 8 AM ET: We are getting further details on injuries and deaths. A total of 32 ambulances were requested at the time of the shooting. There are reports of between 20-30 injuries.
According to early reports, at least 20 individuals were shot fatally shot and and 5 killed during a mass shooting at a sweet-16 birthday gathering in Dadeville, Alabama, according to sources. The incident occurred during a birthday party in a building on N Broadnax Street in Dadeville early Sunday morning.
Although the exact number of fatalities has not been confirmed, the Tallapoosa County coroner confirmed there were deaths. Law enforcement officials on the scene reported that over 20 people were injured and transported to local hospitals. The identity of the shooter or shooters remains unknown and it is unclear if anyone is in custody.
According to WRBL, an altercation may have led to the shooting. Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Dadeville Police and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's State Bureau of Investigation, responded to the scene and are investigating. Dadeville Police Chief Jonathan Floyd has announced that a press conference will be held regarding the incident, as per The Alexander City Outlook.
Louisville Kentucky - 6 Shot, 2 Dead
A deadly shooting occurred on Saturday in Chickasaw Park, Louisville, Kentucky, leaving at least two people dead and four others wounded. According to the authorities, hundreds of people were present in the park when an unidentified person started shooting, causing chaos and injuring several individuals. Among the victims, one person is reportedly in critical condition and undergoing surgery. As of yet, no information has been released regarding the identity of the shooter or the motive behind the crime. Louisville Deputy Chief Paul Humphrey has urged the perpetrator to surrender themselves to the authorities.
Lincoln University - 2 Shot
Lincoln University in Chester County, Pennsylvania was placed on lockdown on Saturday night following a shooting at a campus event called Yardfest, which left two people injured and taken to a hospital. The suspect is yet to be apprehended.
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