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Alabama USA: 4 people killed, multiple injured in a shooting Saturday night

North AmericaAlabama USA: 4 people killed, multiple injured in a shooting Saturday night

Four people were killed and several injured after a mass shooting in Alabama during a birthday party on Saturday night.

Witnesses told CBS-affiliated television station WRBL that the shooting occurred at a dance studio during a birthday party

At least four people were killed and multiple people were injured in a shooting Saturday night in Dadeville, Alabama, officials said.

The shooting happened after 10:30 p.m. Saturday, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said.

At least four people were killed and multiple people were injured in a shooting Saturday night in Dadeville, Alabama, officials said.

The shooting happened after 10:30 p.m. Saturday, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said.

Witnesses told CBS-affiliated television station WRBL that shooting occurred at a dance studio during a birthday party.

The station showed images of crime scene tape around the Mahogany Masterpiece dance studio and neighboring buildings and a heavy police presence.

Dadeville is about 60 miles (92 kilometers) northeast of Montgomery, the capital of the southeastern state of Alabama, and about 3,000 people live there.

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said in a statement that: “This morning, I grieve with the people of Dadeville and my fellowAlabamians. Violent crime has NO place in our state, and we are staying closely updated by law enforcement as details emerge.”

Officials have not provided information on the motive for the shooting.

This is a list of mass shootings that took place in the United States in 2023. More than 11,500 people killed in gun violence so far in 2023.  More than half of all gun violence deaths this year were deaths by suicide.  There have been 131 mass shootings with four or more people injured or killed so far in 2023.

Month Mass shootings Total number dead(including the shooters) Total number wounded(including the shooters) Occurred at a school or university Occurred at a place of worship
January 52 87 205 0 0
February 43 54 160 2 0
March 39 55 105 1

 

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