2 Injured At Alpharetta, Georgia, Carnival Shooting

On Wednesday, two people were injured in a shooting at a carnival in Alpharetta, Georgia. The gunfire caused people to run in, hopefully, safe directions.

The shooting erupted at around 7 p.m. at what was characterized as a “family-frien/dly event” that was held at North Point Mall. One witness told FOX 5 News that several shots were fired.

The two known victims were taken to a local hospital; one by air transport and the other by ambulance. As of the time of the current reporting, the identities of the victims have not been released. As reported, investigators “are currently working to gather more information.” For reasons undisclosed in the reporting so far, the investigators “believe the incident is isolated, and the shooter is no longer at the scene.”

Per protocol, investigators “spent the evening speaking to witnesses and combing over the scene for physical evidence.” As elaborated, police officers “found a gun in the area where the shooting occurred.”

The shooting has been described as an aberration by at least one police officer, Lt. David Freeman with the Alpharetta Public Safety Department. “This is typically a great place out here, it’s a great carnival. It’s been coming here for years.” As disclosed in news reports, the North Point Mall Carnival was being held June 2-11. Officials reportedly have said they do not know whether the event will be shut down due to the incident.

D & B Staff

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