At least nine people were injured in the shooting incident in Hollywood Beach, Florida, and a wave of panic swept over the people of this area.
In the shooting incident on Monday night in Hollywood Beach, Florida, at least 9 people were injured and there was a lot of panic in the people present at the scene.
The New Zealand Herald website reported in this regard, nine people were shot in a shooting incident last night local time on the very busy Hollywood beach, and this incident caused a wave of panic among the people present at the scene, who frantically ran along the beach. They were running away.
“Dina Bettinschi”, the spokesperson of the Hollywood police, announced that several people injured in the accident were taken to the children’s hospital.
According to this report, the injured in this accident included 6 adults and three children, and as reported by the hospital officials, all the injured are in a stable condition.
A Hollywood police spokesman said four children between the ages of 1 and 17 and five adults between the ages of 25 and 65 were shot. One of them underwent surgery late Monday and the others were in stable condition, he said.
Reports indicate that the shooting happened just before 19:00 yesterday. A scuffle ensued and at least one gun was pulled and shots were fired, and one person has reportedly been arrested.
“Thousands of people were present at the time of the incident and dozens of police officers were dispatched to Hollywood Beach after the incident was reported,” police officer Chris O’Brien said.
Yesterday, the American media reported that at least eight people were killed and 32 others were injured in various shooting incidents in Chicago during the holiday earlier this week.