A group of people gathered this past Saturday in a home near Cincinnati for a gender reveal party. Suddenly, two gunmen opened fire killing a woman and injuring eight other, police said on Sunday. The men came through the front door.
According to Colerain Township police Chief Mark Denney, the shooting lasted “maybe a minute or two,” and the suspects got away on foot. Denney told CNN that 22-year-old Autumn Garrett was pronounced dead at the scene.
The eight other victims included an 8-year-old, 6-year-old and a 2-year-old. All have suffered non-life threatening injuries according to police. The suspects are nowhere to be found and police are still searching for them. Here are 5 things you should know about the deadly mass shooting.
1. First things first. According to People, the shooting actually happened after the gender reveal party.
The expectant mother, 21, announced that she was pregnant with a boy according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
The party ended earlier in the night but quite a few people decided to stay and hang out around the house, including children and adults.
2. As mentioned before, the police noted that the shooter fired rapidly, as if they wanted to see how many bullets they could shoot out, and then fled the scene immediately after.
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