Two people have died and at least 15 were injured when people shot into the crowd at a large street party in Saginaw, Michigan Friday night, according to Michigan State Police.
MSP Saginaw Major Case Unit detectives are investigating the Friday night shooting that occurred near Fourth Street and Johnson Street. The party had been promoted on social media. Estimates of attendance were from 300 to 500.
Officials say police agencies from throughout Saginaw County had dispersed the crowd multiple times during the evening at different locations before the shooting began.
The people who lost their lives were a 19-year-old male and a 51-year-old female, MSP said.
A fight between partygoers resulted in the first gunshots being fired. Others in the crowd then began shooting into the crowd, striking several victims, police said. As they fled the scene, many victims were struck and injured by fleeing vehicles.
Detectives determined at least five different caliber weapons were used.
Victims were transported to local hospitals for medical treatment. Victims’ medical status was not available at the time the MSP issued a press release.
There are no suspects in custody and there is no ongoing threat to the public, police said.
The investigation into the shooting is active and ongoing. Detectives ask anyone with information about the incident to call Saginaw Major Case Unit ad 989-759-1605. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-422-5245.
Watch coverage from WNEM below of a mass shooting at a large street party in Saginaw, Michigan that left at least two people dead and over a dozen others injured.
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