- Two shootings unleash terror in Texas and Georgia.
- Authorities confirmed several injuries in both shootings.
- One person was killed in the shooting in Georgia.
Night of terror due to the roar of bullets. Authorities confirmed that there were two isolated shootings in the states of Texas and Georgia that have left at least 21 people injured and one dead.
The ABC News and Fox News newspapers reported that a shooting carried out in a busy entertainment district in downtown Austin, Texas, left 13 people injured in the early hours of this Saturday, while police indicated that the alleged shooter had not yet been detained.
Shootings in Texas and Georgia
According to ABC News, which also cited the AP news agency, two of the injured people were in critical condition, but until the press conference at 4:00 this morning (local time) no one had died. , said Austin Acting Police Chief Joseph Chacón.
The gunfire erupted just before 1:30 a.m. along 6th Street, a popular area lined with bars and restaurants. The street was barricaded to prevent vehicular traffic at the time of the shooting, Chacón said, according to the ABC News review. At the time, it was not clear how the shooting originated.
Wounded in shooting in Austin
Citing Chacón, ABC News noted that eleven of the injured were taken to a local hospital, another person was taken to a different hospital and the other person went to an urgent care center after suffering gunshot wounds.
“Our officers responded very quickly. Life-saving measures for many of these patients were immediately able to begin, including the application of tourniquets; chest stamp applications ”, highlighted Chacón.
There was a crowd in the place
The Austin Acting Police Chief also commented that some officers transported patients to hospitals on patrols due to the nature of the scene, where it was difficult to contain the crowd and get ambulances for the injured.
The gunman had not been arrested as of the time the event was reported. Chacón said the police description of the suspect “was not very detailed,” but mentioned that the person was believed to be a man.
They check surveillance cameras
Investigators were reviewing surveillance video and other evidence in the area and anyone with information about the shooting was asked to contact police.
Fox News reported that Austin police advised the public to stay away from the crime scene early Saturday morning as they confirmed a downtown shooting that resulted in “multiple wounded victims.”
A victim in critical condition (click on the image to see the video)
In that sense, the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service detailed on Twitter that at least one victim was in critical condition, one more had non-life-threatening injuries and that the conditions of at least six more victims were unknown.
According to the Fox News report, social media posts said that up to 16 people may have been shot, but police had not yet specified the exact number of victims. The location of the shooting was also said to be a downtown restaurant, but authorities did not immediately confirm this either.
Shootings ‘sow’ panic
In another event, but before the end of Friday in Savannah, Georgia, one person died and at least eight were injured, reported NBC News and Fox News.
A 2-year-old boy was hit in the foot and a 13-year-old boy was also injured, Savannah police spokeswoman Bianca Johnson said. Those injuries were not considered life threatening, he added.
Shooting in housing complex
The deceased was described only as an adult. Other victims are seriously or critically injured, police said, according to the NBC News review published shortly before midnight Friday.
The shooting occurred at 9:00 p.m. at a housing development called Hitch Village / Fred Wessels Homes, Johnson said. No additional details were available at the time of the report and it was unclear if any suspects were in custody, NBC News noted.
Shootings don’t stop: details of shooter revealed at Florida Publix
A grandmother and her grandson about to turn 2 were killed by a man who shot them in a Florida Publix and subsequently took his own life, and details of the suspect’s life are now being revealed.
After posting on social media that he wanted to “kill people and children,” authorities revealed this Friday, the 55-year-old man was the author of the brutal shooting that killed the woman and child in Florida.
Florida suspect identified
Palm Beach County Police, north of Miami, said Friday that preliminary investigations show that the Publix shooter, identified as Timothy J. Wall, 55, and the victims were seen for the first time at noon Thursday.
This meeting was on the day of the events, which occurred in the fruit and vegetable area of a local supermarket, Efe pointed out. In a press conference, the authorities of this southern county yesterday gave more details of the event that shocked the community.
Publix shooter shot boy first
The authorities, according to Efe, revealed that the attacker, whose identity was released hours after the brutal shooting, first shot the minor who was sitting in a market cart, after which the 69-year-old grandmother struggled with Timothy J. Wall.
The struggle occurred because the shooter’s gun at the Florida Publix had jammed, Efe said. The man managed to control the situation, reload his weapon and push the woman to the ground, where he shot her dead causing a panic in the supermarket. To know more details of the crime read this news.