Two new shootings leave “multiple” dead in the United States

  • The first took place during a funeral in Racine, in the state of Wisconsin

  • A second shooter has killed two victims at an Iowa church and then killed himself

The sound of the shots have startled again this Thursday USA, where two new shootings with fatalities have been recorded in Wisconsin and Iowa. In this way, the escalation of violence continues after the Uvalde massacre.

The first of them has left this Thursday “multiple” killed during a funeral at Graceland Cemetery in Racine, about 30 miles south of Milwaukee, the largest city in the state of Wisconsin. “At 2:26 p.m. (local time) there have been multiple shots fired at Graceland Cemetery. There are victims but it is unknown how many at this time. The scene is still active and is being investigated,” Racine Police said in their account. Twitter. The Police have asked the public to avoid the area and have launched an investigation to clarify the facts. The cemetery borders Osborne and Ohio to the east and west.

Video shows moments shots were fired at Racine funeral

NEW VIDEO: Shocking video shows the moment someone opened fire during a funeral in Racine. The gunfire sent people ducking for cover and running for their lives at Graceland Cemetery. Police say two people were shot. Here’s what we know:

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Racine Mayor Cory Mason announced Thursday night that in response to the rise in gun violence in the city of Racine, through the weekend, all Minors under 18 years of age cannot be on the streets. from the city from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. (local time). “Today’s horrific shooting at a cemetery while a family was already grieving the loss of a loved one is yet another atrocity by the perpetrators of violence in our community. The violence must end, revenge is not the answer. Ending gun violence is the highest priority of the Police Department and my Administration,” Mason stressed, as reported by the local newspaper ‘The Journal Times Racine’.

In this regard, he stressed that he had held a conversation with the Governor and the Attorney General to request more resources to support the prevention of violence in the city. “I am instructing the Police Department to actively enforce our weekend curfew ordinance. Minors under the age of 18 must be home by 11 p.m.,” she added.

Biden petition and two dead women

In Iowa, a man has killed two women and later committed suicide in the parking lot of the ‘Cornerstone’ church in the town of Ames, in the second shooting of the day in the United States and after the request of the American president, Joe Biden, to the Congress so that Assault weapons are banned in the country.

The shooting occurred shortly before 7:00 p.m. (local time) and when the agents arrived at the scene they found two women and a man dead, the city’s police chief, Nicholas Lennie, confirmed. and as reported by the US network NBC News. The man has been identified as the prime suspect in the attack.

After Uvalde

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Both events come just one day after a gunman killed his surgeon and three others at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. On May 24, another shooting left at least 21 people dead, 19 of them children and two adults, at the Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde, in the state of Texas, in the southern United States.

On the other hand, the León County Police (Texas) announced this Thursday the death of a recently escaped prisoner, whom he links to the murder of five people during his escape. The official Facebook page of the León Police assures that the prisoner, identified as Gonzalo Artemio López, has been “captured and is dead.” The Texas Department of Criminal Justice asserted, for its part, that López died from the shots of the agents in the Texas town of Jourdanton, in a shootout in which no police officers were injured.

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