Mass shooting in Akron, Ohio leaves 1 dead, at least 26 injured

Police were investigating a mass shooting in Akron, Ohio, on Sunday that injured at least 26 people and killed one man.

Authorities said the shooting in southeast Akron happened after midnight. Witnesses and police said a street party took place in the neighborhood before the shooting, but investigators have not yet released a motive, according to WEWS-TV.

Police said they received several 911 calls about the shooting and that many of the victims arrived at the hospital via private vehicles. WEWS, citing police, said the man killed was 27 years old.

Gunshots erupt at hookah bar in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Police in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, began investigating a shooting Sunday morning at Ballers Hookah Lounge and Cigar Bar that killed two people and injured seven others. The shooting in the Penn Hills area east of Pittsburgh occurred shortly before 3 a.m. and investigators say several victims walked to nearby hospitals, where one person remained in condition. critical.

“Preliminary information indicates that an altercation took place inside the bar and several individuals opened fire,” Allegheny County police said in a statement.

How many mass shootings have there been in 2024?

According to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been more than 180 mass shootings in the United States so far this year, defined by a minimum of four victims shot or killed, not including the shooter. This is a lower level than in some recent years.

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