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USA: Auto Show Shooting in Arkansas – One Killed, At least 20 Injured – News Abroad

Terrible shooting at car show in USA!

At least 20 people were injured in a shooting in the state of Arkansas, and one person died of his injuries. The U.S. media reported this, citing police in the city of Dumas. The crime took place on Saturday evening (local time).

Police Chief Keith Finch told ABC One person has been taken into custody – but there may have been several shooters. He did not disclose any details about the victims or their injuries. There is no information on the background of the crime. The car show took place in the open air.

A Arkansas State Police spokesman said police were called to the scene outside the car dealership in Dumas (90 miles southeast of Little Rock) at 7:25 p.m.

A video on social media shows a sudden shooting in the crowd and people running safely behind cars. Other videos show the evacuation of the injured.

The event has a long tradition in the town and is held once a year by the Delta Neighborhood Empowerment Youth Organization, a youth organization. The program raises funds for scholarships and school supplies.

Wallace McKee, the main organizer of the auto show, expressed his condolences to the families and community of the victims. He told KTV at the scene: It is a tragedy that such an incident has taken place. We have been doing this for 16 years without any problems. ”