Washington: Again America sees firing incident, Incidents of firing are becoming common these days in the United States. Because of this, there has been a lot of concern about the safety of the people living there. In the latest case, information has been received about a shooting incident in Renton City, Washington on Saturday morning. One person was killed and six others are said to be injured during the firing.
The Renton Police Department, in a press released posted on Twitter, said it was “not an active shooter situation” in the suburb, which is about 15 minutes from Seattle. The police were called before 1 a.m. on Saturday and in addition to the victims, had to “deal with a large agitated crowd.”
Please see attached press release regarding this morning's shooting in downtown Renton. pic.twitter.com/0EOkPXihs1
— Renton Police Dept. (@RentonpdWA) July 23, 2022
Man died during treatment
According to Renton police, they had found a man seriously injured while reaching the scene of the incident. Who died on the spot while undergoing treatment. While helping the man, the police and firefighters had to face a large and agitated crowd. At present, six other victims have also been shot, who are being treated in local hospitals.
302 shooting incidents in America this year
According to a report, this year there have been more than 302 shooting incidents due to gun violence across America. At the same time, in the wake of the increasing incidents of shootings in America, President Joe Biden has called for the need to increase the age from 18 to 21 to ban or buy weapons to protect children and families.
Let us tell you that on May 24, there was a heart-wrenching shooting incident at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. In which many people including 19 children were killed. On June 1, at least four people were killed in a shooting incident on the campus of a hospital in Tulsa City, Oklahoma.