SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) — Six people have been killed and 12 injured in Sacramento in the second mass shooting in five weeks in California's capital city.
The shots were fired early Sunday morning as people filed out of bars and nightclubs.
🚨 K Street Shooting Update🚨
Officers located at least 15 shooting victims, including 6 who are deceased. There will be a media staging area at 9th St/K St. Continue to follow this thread for updates. #kstreetshooting #sacramentopolice #sacpd
— Sacramento Police (@SacPolice) April 3, 2022
According to CNN, the shooting occurred in the area of 10th and J Streets.
Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester said at a news conference that police were patrolling the area at about 2 a.m. when they heard gunfire.
A video posted to Twitter showed people running through the street amid the sounds of rapid gunfire.
Police say they are searching for at least one suspect.
Fire department officials say some of the wounded suffered life-threatening injuries.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg said the shooting has left his city with a broken heart as investigators search for clues.