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At least six people were killed and nine injured after shots rang out in California‘s capital city early Sunday morning.
Police said 15 were shot in downtown Sacramento in the area of 10th and J Streets, but have provided very little detail about the incident.
Officials claim the conditions of the injured victims remain unknown at this time and have advised citizens to avoid the area.
‘A large police presence will remain and the scene remains active,’ police tweeted just before 4am California time.
Sacramento police did not immediately respond to DailyMail.com’s request for comment.
At least six people were killed and nine injured after shots rang out in California’s capital city early Sunday morning, Sacramento police confirmed
Witnesses reported seeing a person in a car pull out an automatic weapon and begin shooting into a crowd gathered outside the El Santo Restaurant & Ultralounge
Reports indicate shots were fired around 2am, shortly after last call for bars in the area
Public Safety News, an independent media agency that responded to the scene, reported that shots were fired around 2am, shortly after last call for bars in the area.
There are ‘victims all over the corner,’ a PSN journalist said in a Facebook live report.
Witnesses reported seeing a person in a car pull out an automatic weapon and begin shooting into a crowd gathered outside the El Santo Restaurant & Ultralounge.
Multiple ambulances responded to the scene as paramedics provided CPR and other treatment to victims on the sidewalks while authorities ushered crowds of people to safety.
The shooting took place in the area of 10th and J Streets, not far from the state capitol building
Emergency workers walk in downtown Sacramento after an apparent drive-by shooting
Video shared on social media shows multiple people fighting on the sidewalk as gunfire strikes. People were running through the streets as the sound of rapid gunfire could be heard in the background
At least two videos circulating on social media captured sounds of shots fired, as bystanders claim they heard more than fifty shots ring out.
One of the videos shows multiple people fighting on the sidewalk as rapid gunfire strikes, prompting people to run through the streets.
It is not clear if anyone involved in the brawl was struck.
Berry Accius, of Sacramento’s Voice of the Youth, told KXTV he arrived to the ‘chaotic’ scene around 2.30am.
‘A lot of victims with blood, just watching some of the families that didn’t know if their loved one was alive, running, trying to figure out what was happening, people distraught, people discombobulated,’ Accius recalled. ‘It was just horrific.’
Police have not provided any information about the shooter.
This is s developing story.
Emergency vehicles line the street near the scene of a mass shooting with multiple deaths in Sacramento on Sunday morning
A roadblock is set a block away from the scene of a mass shooting that left at least dead in Sacramento early Sunday morning
Source: Daily Mail