(TheRedAlertNews.com) – NEWS ALERT: A suspect was arrested after a shooting at the Texas State Fair on Saturday night, which injured three people.
The shooting occurred near the Dallas State Fair’s food court around 7:45 p.m. Three individuals were hurt, but their injuries were not life-threatening. The initial reports from Dallas police state that one man shot at another.
Several videos of what took place as the shooting occurred are further down this post.
After the shooting, the person responsible tried to flee but was quickly apprehended by the police. They managed to recover a gun and are continuing to investigate the incident.
Following the event, the State Fair of Texas informed people through X (previously called Twitter) that they were evacuating attendees from the area around 8 p.m. and would postpone the opening on Sunday.
Dallas City Councilmember Adam Bazaldua revealed that the shooting resulted from a dispute between two individuals who knew each other.
“I have been updated by the City Manager about a shooting that occurred in The State Fair of Texas food court tonight, sparked from a conflict between two people who knew each other. Three people were injured and the shooter is in DPD custody. The park is being evacuated for everyone’s safety,” Bazaldua stated on X.
— Lauren (@Lph0711) October 15, 2023
UPDATE: There are reports of a shooter at the Texas State Fair. These are the details we have right now:
– The Dallas Police Department is on scene. A suspect is believed to be in custody.
– Multiple injuries are being reported as authorities called for multiple Ambulances.
— Brian Krassenstein (@krassenstein) October 15, 2023