miércoles, julio 24, 2024

Fatalities and injuries reported after shooting incident at Beyond Wonderland festival held at the Gorge Amphitheatre.


Tragedy strikes at Beyond Wonderland festival: 2 dead, multiple injured in shooting incident

In Quincy, Washington, a tragic incident occurred at the Beyond Wonderland festival on Saturday night, resulting in the loss of two lives and multiple injuries. The authorities received reports of gunshots at the Gorge Amphitheatre campground around 8:25 p.m.

Authorities respond to chaotic shooting at Gorge Amphitheatre campground during Beyond Wonderland festival

During the response, the suspect continued to fire indiscriminately into the crowd. Law enforcement eventually apprehended the suspect after exchanging gunfire. The suspect is currently hospitalized, and no further information about their condition has been released yet. The victims include two fatalities and three injured individuals, with specific details about the injured to be disclosed at a later time.

As a result of the incident, the festival organizers decided to cancel the Sunday events. The Gorge, located approximately 150 miles east of Seattle, is serving as a camping site for many attendees. The North Central Washington Special Investigation Unit, an independent oversight group, is conducting an investigation into the shooting.