According to Washington state Grant District police officials, two people were killed and several others injured in a shooting at the campsite near the Gorge Amphitheater as part of a festival held on Saturday evening.
Authorities announced that the attacker was taken into custody.
Missouri’s St. In another gun attack in the city of St. Louis at midnight, one person was killed and 9 injured.
In the state of Illinois, DuPage District Police announced that at least 20 people were injured and one person died as a result of gunfire during the “Juneteenth” celebration, known as the end of slavery in the country, at midnight on Saturday.
Authorities shared the information that the injured were transported to hospitals after the attack that took place in a parking lot.
307 mass shootings were carried out
No official statement has yet been made as to who the attacker is and what his motivation is. The investigation into the incident continues.
Celebrations are held on the occasion of “June 19” (Juneteenth), known as the day of the end of slavery in the USA.
An abbreviated mix of the words June and nineteen, also known as Freedom Day or Liberation Day, Juneteenth dates back to June 19, 1865.
According to the Armed Violence Archive site, there have been 307 mass shootings in the US since the beginning of this year.