According to police, a shooting at a Lil Bean rap concert in Eugene, Oregon left six people injured because the gunman was still large.
Eugene Police Chief Chris Skinner said in an update that one victim had serious injuries and was undergoing surgery.
The sheriff gave an update at 2:20 a.m. local time, saying the incident was “certainly one of the largest mass shootings we’ve ever had in the city of Eugene.”
Skinner did not know the status of the other victims.
As for one suspect involved, Skinner said that while they have no suspects in custody at this time, they are looking for a man in a hoodie who fled the scene shortly after the shooting. happen.
The concert took place at WOW Hall, where several rappers are scheduled to appear, including Lil Bean & Zay Bang, Peacoat Gang, Savelle Tha Native, DRETHEMC, Khoraan and others, according to the venue’s website.
Deb Maher, Interim CEO of WOW Hall, and Jaci Guerena, Chairman of the Board, posted a statement on the site’s website, calling the shooting “unprecedented.”
“Not much is known at the moment, however we heard gunshots in the back parking lot,” the statement read.
“The motive is still unknown. We know that several people have been injured, but we do not know the extent of the injuries and we do not want to speculate.
“We at WOW Hall would like to thank all of the first responders who arrived so quickly to ensure everyone’s safety and provide first aid.
“We believe all employees and volunteers are safe and responsible.”
The Eugene Police Department sent a tweet at 10:18 p.m. local time stated: “Shots were fired at WOW Hall, 5 people transported to local hospital. Reports came in at 9:29 p.m. reports of multiple gunshots were received. shot at WOW Hall, 219 W. 8th Avenue. EPD & multiple law enforcement agencies responded, along with Eugene Springfield Fire.”
They continued with another tweet shortly after confirming that a sixth person had been transported to the hospital.
Skinner urged those who may have witnessed the shooting to come forward as it could aid the investigation.
He stressed that surveillance video and footage was available, but it was a challenge to get witnesses who could provide key accounts to go on.
The sheriff noted that it was a “moving scene” that would take time to process, given the size of the city of Eugene, but thanked the partner agencies that responded, saying “we couldn’t manage it” this scene without them.”
Anyone with information can call 541.682.5111.
The investigation is ongoing at this time.
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