Two dead and several injured in June 10 shooting in Round Rock

When Onnesha Williams heard gunshots during a Juneteenth celebration in Round Rock on Saturday, she thought they were firecrackers.

But then she heard people screaming and people in the vendor area of ​​the event started running. Williams, a member of the Black Families of Hutto, was near the parking lot when the incident took place.

Two people were killed and 14 bystanders were injured in the shooting at the event at Old Settlers Park, 1371 Harrell Parkway. Round Rock police were still searching for a shooter and had not arrested anyone as of Sunday evening.

The shooting began at 10:50 p.m. between two groups at the event, a news release from the Round Rock Police Department said.

Captain Matt Clark and Chief Deputy Medical Director Dr. Heidi Abraham of Austin County EMS discuss next steps following a shooting at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock late Saturday night and early Sunday, June 16, 2024.

The people directly involved in the shooting immediately fled, the statement said. The people killed, whose names have not been released, were not part of the altercation, police said.

Austin-Travis County EMS took four adults and two children, all with possible serious injuries, to the hospital, according to an article published on X by the agency.

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