In Hollywood, Florida, on Memorial Day, a shooting broke out along a boardwalk in the late evening, leaving nine people injured as people hastily raced for cover.
A children’s hospital received several casualties, according to police spokesperson Deanna Bettineschi. Authorities have not disclosed the victims’ ages or specifics about their ailments.
According to authorities, an incident between two groups led to gunshots, according to a preliminary inquiry.
One individual has been taken into custody, while authorities are still looking for another suspect.
On Monday night, videos on Twitter showed emergency medical personnel responding and helping numerous injured persons.
As the investigation continues, there will be a significant police presence, according to the police.
Additionally, authorities were preparing a location for family reunions.
Popular beach resort Hollywood Beach is located about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Miami and 11 miles (17 kilometers) south of Fort Lauderdale.
With the Memorial Day vacation, more people than usual were anticipated to visit the beach.