8 injured in US city shooting

8 injured in US city shooting


Eight persons including a child were injured in a shooting on Saturday night in US’ Baltimore city, with three armed suspects at large, police said.
The shooting took place at around 8.30 p.m. in Preston Street and the three suspects – one armed with a shotgun and the other two with handguns – fled on foot after the attack, the Baltimore Sun reported.

Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said none of the injuries were life-threatening.

The suspects approached a group of people gathered in front of a house and opened fire. A father and his 3-year-old daughter who were nearby were struck as well, Davis said.

The reasons for the attack as well as further details about the alleged attackers were unknown so far.


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I am a veteran journalist based in Chandigarh India.I joined the profession in June 1982 and worked as a Staff Reporter with the National Herald at Delhi till June 1986. I joined The Hindu at Delhi in 1986 as a Staff Reporter and was promoted as Special Correspondent in 1993 and transferred to Chandigarh. I left The Hindu in September 2012 and launched my own newspaper ventures including this news portal and a weekly newspaper NORTH INDIA KALEIDOSCOPE (currently temporarily suspended).