At least one person was killed and 22 were injured as a result of a shootout which happened in the US city of Trenton, local media reported on Sunday, citing police.
According to the Trentonian newspaper, the incident took place during a 24-hour art event Art All Night in the city. The police confirmed that one person was killed, while the number of injured has not been established so far, the newspaper said. Sources told the newspaper that up 15 people could have been shot.
An off-duty police officer who happened to be at the scene returned gunfire, the newspaper specified.
Trenton police confirm at least one person has been killed and multiple people have been shot…the number we are now hearing is 14 people injured. Multiple victims were taken to the hospital and some people even in surgery. pic.twitter.com/9nrHS7BiRa— Mary-Lyn Buckley (@ml_buckley) June 17, 2018
According to the Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri, 16 out of 20 injured were delivered at nearby hospitals for gunshot wounds' treatment. Four of them, including 13yo boy, were in critical condition.
The investigation into the incident is underway.