Ten people were arrested after 17 were reportedly shot to death in a US city, with hundreds forced to flee a basketball game.
Hundreds of terrified US basketball fans were seen running for their lives after a gunman shot three people as the Bucks-Celtics game concluded Friday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
According to New York postAt least five gunshots were heard as Milwaukee police said three people suffered gunshot wounds.
Three people were shot dead, including a 16-year-old girl, outside the NBA game in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, sending panicking crowds on the street running for their lives, video shows.
The Milwaukee Police Department confirmed that two women and a man were killed near Martin Luther King Drive and Highland Ave outside the Fiserv Forum during the final minutes of the Bucks-Celtics playoff game, according to WISN.
According to the report, the other injured woman is 26 and the man is 30.
All three victims are said to have non-fatal injuries.
In a separate incident in Milwaukee, at least 17 people were killed, according to Fox News, a few blocks from the stadium where customers watched the playoff game just hours before. According to WTMJ, the victims of both shootings are between the ages of 15 and 47.
The video shows scores of fans in the outdoor observation area known as the Deer District fleeing for cover. The Bucks had announced earlier in the evening that up to 11,000 fans were crammed into the area, The Journal-Sentinel reported.
Other clips show people screaming as they scatter to safety.
“Everyone started running,” Brittany Bergstrom, who was at a nearby restaurant, told FOX 6. “There was a stampede, people running on the bushes, hats, shoes on the ground, drinks spilled everywhere.”
First responders, including mounted police, were in the area as road closures were in place. At least one ambulance was spotted as it left the scene.
According to local media, ten people have already been arrested for the shooting and nine guns have been recovered from the scene.
First responders soon arrived to help the man, who sustained non-fatal injuries, reportedly.
A large police presence remained on site late Friday night.
The Celtics took a win on Sunday by forcing a seven-game second round bout in Boston.
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Originally published as Three shots outside the NBA playoff basketball game, sending the crowd running for cover