Innocent Bystanders Caught In The Crossfire: Shocking Details Of Texas Juneteenth Shooting

By Lisa Pelgin | Tuesday, 18 June 2024 01:00 AM
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In a tragic turn of events, a Juneteenth celebration in Texas was marred by a shooting that left two dead and four injured, according to The Post Millennial.

The incident, which took place on Saturday, saw bullets fly near the vendor section of the Juneteenth festival at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, Texas. The victims, including four adults and two children, were innocent bystanders, not participants in the altercation that led to the shooting.

Round Rock Police Chief Allen Banks, in a press briefing on Sunday, revealed that the suspects had managed to escape the scene and remain at large. He appealed to the public for assistance in identifying them. "It is unfortunate that we were here celebrating a wonderful event and we have a tragedy that happens," Banks lamented. "My thoughts and my prayers go out to the victims. My condolences go out to the families of the deceased."

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The condition of the victims who were transported to local hospitals remains uncertain. This incident underscores the need for a robust law enforcement presence at public events to ensure the safety of attendees, a viewpoint that aligns with conservative values of law and order.

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Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan expressed his community's shock and grief in a statement. "I know Round Rock residents are devastated as they woke up to the terrible news of last night's tragic events," he wrote. "To the families who are mourning the loss of loved ones, please know that our entire community mourns with you. To those who were injured, we are here to support you in your recovery."

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Morgan further emphasized the community's commitment to safety and unity, stating, "We are a community that values safety, celebration, and unity, and we are committed to ensuring that our community heals through this event together. We will not let this incident define us, nor will we let fear take hold."

The Round Rock Police Department has urged anyone with video footage or information about the incident to come forward, underscoring the importance of community involvement in maintaining law and order.

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