At least six people were shot dead and nine others injured in downtown Sacramento on Sunday, according to local police.
The Sacramento Police Department announced about 8 a.m. in a tweet that officers at the scene “located at least 15 shooting victims, including 6 who are deceased,” in the early morning mass shooting.
The conditions of the nine who were wounded by gunfire was not immediately disclosed. It’s unclear how many shooters fired off bullets.
The conditions of the victims were not immediately known and it’s unclear how many were shot.
People ran through the street as the sound of gunfire could be heard, video posted on Twitter shows. The footage showed multiple ambulances were sent to the scene.
Earlier, in a tweet posted just before 7 a.m., the Sacramento police department announced that 9th St to 13th St was closed between L St & J St so officers can investigate the shooting and that a “large police presence will remain and the scene remains active” there.