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DEVELOPING STORY: At least six people were shot and one was killed in a mass shooting Friday night in Cincinnati. Many of the victims are believed to be children.
Mayor Aftab Pureval confirmed at least one person died. . He said the community is “feeling unimaginable fear, trauma, and anger.”
“Right now, I’m asking for your prayers,” the mayor said. “We will keep you updated as our officers continue their investigation. But I promise this: we will give everything we have to deliver justice against this sickening, heartless violence.”
Cincinnati Police Chief Teresa Theetge declined to release any information about possible suspects or a motive for the attack.
“We are gathering all evidence so we can bring these people to justice,” Theetge said, WXIX reported. “It’s unacceptable on a Friday night that six people are shot in our city. This is happening too often.”
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is currently treatingthree patients suffering from gunshot wounds on Friday night, television station WLWT reported. Those three patients are listed in critical but stable condition.
#BREAKING: Massive police presence around Laurel Park downtown.— Sean DeLancey (@SeanDeLanceyTV) November 4, 2023
Reports of a shooting in the area.
Multiple people on scene are calling out to police asking about their family members.@WCPO pic.twitter.com/FAvAbBGBVt