Tragedy struck in Saginaw, Michigan on Friday night, as two people were killed and fifteen more were injured in a shooting that occurred at a large street party.
The event had been previously advertised on social media, with the estimated attendance ranging from 300 to 500 people. Local police agencies had tried to disperse the crowd at different locations throughout the evening but were unsuccessful.
The deceased were a 19-year-old male and a 51-year-old female, according to Michigan State Police. It is believed that the shooting started following a fight between some of the attendees, and that afterwards others began firing into the crowd. Many of the injured were also hit by fleeing cars. Five different calibers of weapons were used in the shooting.
The victims were transported to nearby hospitals for medical treatment, though their conditions remain unknown. There are currently no suspects in custody and no threat to the public. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact Saginaw Major Case Unit at 989-759-1605, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-422-5245.