Sacremento shooting: Six dead and nine injured as terrified witnesses flee from gunfire

The Sacramento Police Department confirms that six people are dead and at least nine injured after a shooting in the California city

Six people are confirmed dead in the shooting
Six people are confirmed dead in the shooting

Police say six people have been killed and at least nine others injured in a mass shooting in Sacramento.

Horrified witnesses were seen sprinting after an altercation broke out near bars in the California city when gunshots were heard.

The Sacramento Police Department confirmed that six people died from their injuries.

The force said they were among 15 victims, but the condition of the injured is unknown.

Video from the scene appeared to capture the moment of rapid gunfire, possibly from a semi-automatic weapon, resounding.

The Sacramento Police Department tweeted: “Roads 9 to 13 are closed between L St & J St as officers investigate a shooting with multiple victims.

The condition of those injured in the shooting is unknown at this time



Police confirm six people died from their injuries



“Conditions unknown at this time. Please avoid the area as the police presence will remain and the scene remains active.

“Officers located at least 15 shooting victims, six of whom were deceased.”

Video said to be from the scene shows a group of people fighting, with some being thrown to the ground in the chaos.

Suddenly, a loud gunshot rang out, causing those trapped in the crowd to flee in terror.

The authenticity of the video has yet to be confirmed.

Photos from the scene show the presence of a large number of emergency services, including multiple ambulances.

The tragedy occurred shortly after 2 a.m. local time, with eyewitnesses claiming to have heard up to 50 shots, according to media reports.

Police said several properties were closed while they investigated, but did not disclose details about the ages or identities of the victims.

The incident comes more than a month after a man shot dead three of his children and a fourth before taking his own life in the same city.

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