Publish dateFriday 12 April 2024 - 13:05
Story Code : 288621
One dead and 8 wounded in two shooting incidents in America
The American media, citing the police of the city of Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania, reported that 3 people were injured during the shelling during the celebration of Eid al-Fitr. Also, one person was killed and 5 others were injured in the shooting in Washington.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - International Service: The first case of shooting happened on Wednesday, April 10, Parkside neighborhood of the city of Philadelphia.
According to reports, around 1,000 people had gathered to celebrate Eid.
ABC News, quoting Philadelphia Police Commissioner Kevin Bittle, reported that two groups shot at each other during the ceremony.
According to this Philadelphia police officer, at least 30 shots were fired in this incident.
According to him, a 22-year-old youth was wounded in the abdomen by a bullet, and another youth who was wounded in the hand was taken to the hospital by a private car, and their health status was considered satisfactory.
This police officer added that a police officer opened fire on a 15-year-old armed boy, wounded him in the shoulder and leg, then seized his weapon and took him to the hospital.
During this conflict, a child's leg was still broken due to a collision with a police car.
Police said that four armed suspects, including three juveniles and an adult, fled the scene.
Meanwhile, CNN reported that the authorities arrested at least five people in connection with this shelling and seized several weapons.
Also, the Washington DC police announced that one person was killed and five people, including two children, were injured following a shooting on Wednesday evening in this city.
According to the police, the attackers, who were probably two people, shot at a crowd of people from their car and ran away.
According to the American Police, the injured are two children aged 9 and 12, a woman and two men who were taken to the hospital.
The American media reported that the police of this country have surrounded the place of the shooting and the investigation has started to identify the perpetrators.
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