Yet another instance of a mass shooting occurred on Saturday during the Caribbean Festival in Boston, United States. Law enforcement officials have apprehended two suspects and at least seven individuals have sustained gunshot injuries.
The wounded victims have been promptly transported to a nearby medical facility, where their injuries are reported to be not life-threatening.
The Boston police have successfully retrieved several firearms from the scene of the crime.
Cops recover firearms
In a concise statement, the local police from the northeastern city conveyed, "Firearms have been seized and arrests have been executed."
The incident unfolded after a call was received by the police at 7:44 am, indicating that multiple individuals had been subjected to gunfire.
Responding swiftly, law enforcement personnel arrived at the vicinity of Blue Hill Avenue and Talbot Avenue to address the situation.
Recent incidents of mass shootings
The disconcerting trend of mass shootings has regrettably become commonplace throughout the United States, facilitated by the readily available firearms in many states. This unsettling reality underscores the urgency of addressing firearm accessibility in the country.
Furthermore, in a separate incident on the preceding Friday evening, two women sustained gunshot wounds in Chicago. The incident occurred amidst a major league baseball game between the White Sox and the visiting Oakland Athletics.