2 Dead and Multiple Injured After Shooting at Market Square

San Antonio, Texas – Two individuals were killed and four others were injured in a shooting incident that occurred during the closing of Fiesta San Antonio at Market Square early Sunday morning, according to San Antonio police. The incident involved two young men who were engaged in a shootout, resulting in their deaths. The injured victims, whose wounds were determined to be non-life threatening, were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.

Authorities report that the shooting prompted a response from the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD), with two officers returning fire after the exchange of gunshots. Fortunately, no officers were injured during the incident. SAPD Chief William McManus confirmed the details of the incident, noting that the four injured victims were transported to hospitals, and the remaining two individuals were treated at the scene and later released.

While initial reports indicate that the shooting originated from two individuals firing at each other, the police have yet to provide further details regarding the circumstances leading up to the incident. Videos posted by witnesses show the chaotic scene unfold, with people ducking for cover and attempting to flee.

It remains unclear whether the fatal and non-fatal injuries were inflicted by the suspects or the police officers involved in the shootout. Initially, SAPD had reported six injured individuals, but this was later corrected to four injured victims. As investigations continue, authorities will be working to shed light on the series of events that unfolded during the Market Square Fiesta.

This shooting incident adds another unfortunate episode of gun violence to the ongoing public safety concerns faced by cities across the United States. The incident highlights the importance of addressing the factors that contribute to such incidents and finding ways to ensure the safety and well-being of citizens during public gatherings.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward and assist with the investigation as they work towards uncovering the full details of the tragic incident.