ByAditi Srivastava

Jun 16, 2024 01:50 PM IST

Gunman opens fire at festival in Round Rock, Texas, injuring six, including two children. Victims in serious condition, possible fatalities being investigated.

A shooting marred a Juneteenth festival in Round Rock, Texas, on Saturday night. A gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon into the crowd, injuring at least six people, including two children. All victims are reported to be in serious condition. While unconfirmed reports suggest there may be fatalities, not been confirmed by authorities yet. The Round Rock Police Department is investigating the incident that occurred at Old Settlers Park.

Texas mass shooting leaves multiple injured at Juneteenth event
Texas mass shooting leaves multiple injured at Juneteenth event

Texas mass shooting at Juneteenth event

“This is an active scene, and the investigation is ongoing. Please avoid the area,” the police department wrote on X earlier. Law enforcement and emergency responders are at the scene. Austin-Travis County EMS confirmed they responded to a request for aid and transported six people, including two children, to local hospitals. All victims are reported to have sustained potentially serious injuries.

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