Shots Ring Out at Old Sacramento New Year’s Gathering
Police are responding to reports of shots fired in Old Sacramento, as crowds were gathered to watch New Year’s Eve fireworks.
Police say two people were killed and three others were hurt in the shooting.
Businesses in the area on on lockdown and investigators go over the scene.
Investigators say the shooting stemmed out of a fight that started inside the Sports Corner bar on K Street. The fight spilled out onto the street, where the shooting happened.
It’s unknown if the shooter is in custody. It’s also possible that there was more than one shooter.
The gunfire happened not long after a 9 p.m. fireworks display. The midnight display was canceled by police because of the shooting investigation.
A woman claiming to have witnessed the shooting says she saw a man in a hoodie standing over someone on the ground and firing at least 10 rounds into the victim.
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