USA: Two Dead and seven wounded by gunfire in street | policy

reports It was a "happy, peaceful Celebration", the media. However, an American street festival in the state of North Carolina to commemorate the end of slave

USA: Two Dead and seven wounded by gunfire in street | policy

reports It was a "happy, peaceful Celebration", the media. However, an American street festival in the state of North Carolina to commemorate the end of slavery ended fatally.

A peaceful end of slavery ended in the United States fatal. In the case of a street festival are according to the media, two people, reports have been shot and several injured. Many questions are still open, the police of several Protect.

Charlotte - In the case of a so-called Juneteenth street party to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States media said, two people and seven the injured had been shot. Five other people were driving by cars, as the news station WBTV reported on Monday. The terrible incident occurred in Charlotte in the Eastern United States.

The broadcaster that the police had been alerted initially by a car and injured a pedestrian. When you Arrive on site, the police would have found hundreds of people who had thrown themselves to shots fired on the ground. The police go by several Shooters.

The police confirmed in the short message service Twitter is a death toll. Several people were brought with gunshot injuries to the hospital.

The Background of the transaction in the U.S. state of North Carolina, was initially unclear. WBTV eyes quoted witnesses who described the street party to the slavery-end as a "happy, peaceful Celebration" .

"Juneteenth"-street festival - to commemorate the end of slavery

in the Midst of ongoing protests against racism and police violence had the US at the weekend, the 155. Anniversary of the end of slavery is celebrated. Triggered by the death of the Black George Floyd in a brutal police operation in Minneapolis, many US citizens go for weeks on the road, to protest against racism and injustice. It came partly also to violent clashes between protesters and police.

According to the Floyd-protests a police officer applying a chokehold against the Black. The Video shocked.

AFP

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 12:33

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