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Police: 2 juveniles injured in Uvalde park shooting, 4 in custody

Posted at 6:52 PM, Sep 08, 2022


UVALDE, Texas —Two juveniles were injured as a result of a shooting in Downtown Uvalde — and four suspects are in custody, police said.

Around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Uvalde police arrived at Memorial Park at 401 East Main Street in response to the shooting. The two juveniles injured were transported to San Antonio hospitals. Their conditions are currently unknown, according to officials.

The shooting was the result of gang activity, the offices of Mayor Don McLaughlin and state Sen. Ronald Gutierrez said.

Police did not provide details on the four suspects.

Police ask those with information, videos, or pictures of the shooting to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at (830) 278-9147 or to privately message the Uvalde Police Department's Facebook page.

Callers and tips can remain anonymous.


An active shooting situation has been reported in Uvalde.

The shooting is related to gang activity, officials said. Several have been shot in Uvalde's downtown Memorial Park, according to Mayor Don McLaughlin's office.

State Sen. Ronald Gutierrez's office also confirmed the details made by the mayor's office.

No fatalities have been reported. Arrests have not been made.

The Uvalde Police Department is currently at the scene and investigating.

This story is breaking and will be updated with more information.