Several injured in shooting at Uvalde Memorial Park

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The Uvalde Police Department is asking residents to stay away from Uvalde Memorial Park due to an active crime scene.

“The Uvalde Police Department is currently investigating a shooting with injured victims,” ​​the department said. job to Facebook.

KSAT-TV reported“Two minors are hospitalized after being shot at Uvalde Memorial Park on Thursday evening, according to Uvalde Police.”

Both victims were airlifted to a hospital in San Antonio.

“Police said they are looking for a juvenile suspect in connection with the shooting and know his name, although it has not been made public,” the outlet reported.

memorial parkon Main Street, features a basketball court, playground equipment, and a skate park, among other amenities.

Lilia Luciano, CBS News correspondent reported she was at the park.

“An area has been cordoned off and there is a police presence here,” Luciano reported. “I see a car with the door open and a backpack on the ground. The police are questioning possible witnesses.”

CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz reported that there was “no current threat to Uvalde”.

“No current threat in Uvalde. Certainly chilling for the community and relatives of Robb Elementary victims who were meeting at the civic center when the shooting happened nearby,” he said. Explain. “The mayor says at least 2 people were shot.”

The Texas Department of Public Safety also weighed in.

“We are working with the Uvalde Police Department and the Sheriff’s Office following a suspected gang-related shooting in Memorial Park,” Texas DPS said. reported. “This information is preliminary, as the situation evolves we will work with local law enforcement to provide updates.”

This is a developing story…

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