Suspect dead, 20 others injured in shooting at New Jersey arts festival

Posted at 7:18 AM, Jun 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-17 10:03:04-04

At least one person is dead and a number of people have been injured after a shooting at a 24-hour arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey.

Hundreds gathered for the 'Art All Night Trenton 2018' Arts Festival Saturday afternoon.

Police said they were called to the area after multiple shots were fired shortly before 3 a.m.

"And all of a sudden, my brother goes to me, 'You hear that gunfire?' I go, 'It sounds like fireworks.' He said, 'No, that's gunfire.' Next thing you know, we turn around and everybody's running down the street. All hell broke loose," Witness, Angelo Nicolo said. "I saw two police officers escort a guy that got shot in the leg; they bandaged him up and whisked him away before the ambulance came here. It was pretty gnarly."

The festival showcased 1,500 pieces of local art and live murals.

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