INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Independence Police Department is trying to identify a suspect in a shooting at the SantaCaliGon festival grounds Sunday night.
According to police, four victims, including three 16-year-olds and one 25-year-old adult, were injured and transported to the hospital at about 11 p.m. Their injuries were not life-threatening.
Police say an altercation happened between two people at the festival, and one of them pulled a gun out of a backpack.
What led to the shooting is still under investigation, and the suspect is still trying to be identified at this time. Police said 5 to 7 shots were fired.
The four victims have since been released from the hospital.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police immediately.