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Multiple injured in shooting at Eid celebration in the US

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Fidel Rahmati
Fidel Rahmati
Fidai Rahmati is the editor and content writer for Khaama Press. You may follow him at Twitter @FidelRahmati

American media reported, citing Philadelphia Police, that several people were injured in a shooting during an Eid celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The shooting occurred on Wednesday, April 10th, in the Parkside neighborhood. Approximately a thousand people had gathered for the Eid celebration.

According to CBS News, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Kynan Beaty reported that two groups exchanged gunfire during the event.

The police commissioner stated that at least 30 shots were fired during the incident. A 22-year-old man was wounded in the abdomen, while another youth injured in the hand was transported to the hospital by a private vehicle, both were in stable condition.

The police officer engaged a 15-year-old armed suspect, injuring him in the shoulder and leg, confiscating his weapon, and transporting himself to the hospital.

During the altercation, a child’s leg was broken due to a collision with a police vehicle.

Police said four armed suspects, including three juveniles and one adult, fled the scene.

Meanwhile, CNN reported that authorities have detained at least five individuals in connection with the shooting and seized several firearms.

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