Two people died and five were taken to the hospital in critical condition after a suspect opened fire inside a music venue in downtown San Antonio, Texas. The shooting was reportedly preceded by a fight between customers.
The incident started to happen around 8 pm. local time on Sunday, when a concert was underway at the site, said San Antonio Police Chief William McManus.
Police said it was not yet clear whether the suspect was shooting at random or whether it was a targeted attack.
“There was a fight between a group or individuals, one person at least drew a gun and started shooting. I don't know if it was on a specific individual or just shooting indiscriminately. "
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One of the victims was identified as a 21-year-old man. His body was recovered inside the club. It is unclear where exactly in the club the shooting occurred. McManus said, however, that there were reports of people fleeing the scene. The hunt for the suspect is ongoing.
While the police have not yet stopped the attacker, McManus seemed to dismiss the notion that there could be any other reason behind the shooting, rather than a bad argument that got out of hand.
"Nothing is more complicated than an argument within the club with someone pulling a gun."
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