A shooting at a concert in Oregon on Friday sent six individuals to the hospital, with one in critical condition. Eugene Police Department Chief Chris Skinner said during a press conference the shooting occurred outside WOW Hall.Skinner said there is believed to be one suspect, a man who was wearing a hoodie. Police are still searching for him as he fled the scene after the attack. It is not clear what type of gun the suspect used and if this was a targeted or random shooting. Skinner said it is "one of the highest profile shootings we've had in the city of Eugene" when asked if he would classify this as a mass shooting.
Police are seeking a gunman after he opened fire on a crowd gathered for a post-funeral meal at a Minneapolis community center this weekend, authorities said.
The shooting broke out around 3:30 p.m. local time on Saturday at the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center, where about 100 people were gathered for a meal following a funeral service, police said.
Witnesses told police that a gunman entered the center and started arguing with people attending the meal before pulling a gun and opening fire on the crowd, Garrett Parten, a spokesperson for the Minneapolis Police Department, told ABC affiliate KSTP in St. Paul.
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Hundreds of people attended a mass funeral Sunday for fifteen of the seventeen victims of the Bronx apartment building fire on Jan. 9, The Associated Press reported. The ceremony filled the Islamic Cultural Center, while other mourners looked through the mosque's windows and watching on big-screen televisions outside. New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D), Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin (D), joined two Gambian officials who attended the service. "When tragedies occur, we come together," Schumer said in a statement.
A man and a woman were hit by the gunfire, and both were taken to a hospital in critical condition, Parten said. The names of injured people were not released.
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The assailant immediately fled the center. No arrests have been made.
Police did not provide a description of the gunman, and investigators were working Sunday to determine what relationship, if any, the perpetrator had to the mourners gathered at the center.
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"There seems to be a lack of sensitivity to the sanctity of life, and that leaves many of us aching for understanding as to how something like this could happen," Parten said. "This is very hard for family and friends and loved ones who gathered to grieve and honor someone that they had loved."