Shooting at Knott's Berry Farm in California leaves at least one minor injured
An active shooter was reported outside a Knott’s Berry Farm in Southern California on Friday night. At least one person is wounded in this drive-by shooting. No arrests have been made so far, according to police.
The video posted on social media show the crowds running inside the theme park. All reports of an active shooter inside the park itself were false, Buena Park Police confirmed.
A drive by shooting near Knott’s Berry Farm, and a fire on the 91 eastbound freeway. What is happening tonight in Buena Park? pic.twitter.com/54LRhFrS8b— Arie???? (@Ariicchi) July 10, 2021
The police officers responded to the reports of gunfire outside of Knott’s Berry Farm at about 9:30 p.m. PT.
Officers are currently responding to a shooting outside of Knott’s Berry Farm. There is no active shooter. More information to follow.— Buena Park Police (@BuenaParkPD) July 10, 2021
One of the witnesses posted a photo on social media showing people hiding in a park restaurant as an initial reaction to the incident. “All safe,” he wrote.
However, one minor was reported injured. There is no information about what kind of an injure he got and his condition is not known as of now.
"We have been made aware of an incident which took place away from Knott’s Berry Farm. A victim was assisted by park personnel outside of the park’s gates and transported to a local hospital. The incident is currently being investigated. All inquiries should be directed to the Buena Park Police or local authorities," statement by Knott’s Berry Farm says.
The search for the suspect is underway as no arrest have been reportedly made.