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Mass shooting at Oregon rap concert leaves six hospitalized

Six people were injured after a shooting broke out at a rap concert in Eugene, Oregon on Friday, police said.

Multiple shots were fired at WOW Hall, where rappers Lil Bean, Zay Bang and other artists were slated to perform around 9:30 p.m., local time, the Eugene Police Department said.

The people who were wounded were taken to local hospitals. Their conditions were not immediately released, and cops didn’t say whether they had all been injured by gunfire.

“We have a male in a hoodie that was seen running westbound on 8th (Avenue) right after the shooting,” Eugene Police Chief Chris Skinner said in a press briefing. “We think that’s our suspect.”

Eugene Police Chief Chris Skinner provides an update following the shooting at WOW Hall, where six people were shot.
Eugene Police Department

Shots fired at WOW Hall, five people transported to local hospital. Reports came in at 9:29 p.m. reports of multiple shots fired at WOW Hall, 219 W. 8th Avenue. EPD & multiple law enforcement agencies responded, along with Eugene Springfield Fire.

— Eugene Police Dept. (@EugenePolice) January 15, 2022

No one was in custody late Friday.

“Police are actively working the investigation,” the department said, asking anyone with relevant information to come forward.

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