At least four people were killed in a shooting in the city of Fresno, California, on Sunday night, local police said. Six other people were injured.
The attackers, who were not yet identified and fled, broke into a house where a family with friends watched a football game in the backyard of the house, between Los Angeles Ram and the Chicago Bears.
"Three people died at the scene, all men between 25 and 30 years old. One was in critical condition and transferred to the hospital and died from his injuries," said deputy police chief Michael Reid, who said the other six people They are out of danger.RELATED
"We found several dead individuals in the backyard, we received information from several victims," said Lt. Bill Dooley, a police spokesman, who said the condition of some of the injured is critical.
The surviving victims were rushed to the Community Regional Medical Center.
"What we know is that this was a meeting, a gathering of friends and family in the garden," Dooley explained. "Everyone was watching football tonight when unknown suspects approached the house, entered without being seen in the garden and opened fire."
There were about 35 people at the party when the shooting began, said Reid, quoted by the AP.
"Thank God no child was hurt," he added.
So far no person has been arrested related to the event. Police said in principle there were no indications that the victims knew the aggressor or aggressors.
The reason for the killing is under investigation, Reid said, indicating that for now there is no evidence that it is a gang confrontation.
This is at least the second deadly attack with guns on Sunday in southeast Fresno, the Bee said. A man in his twenties was shot in the morning in a house of other art in the city. The police have not indicated if the incidents could be related.
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