A shootout in one of the nightclubs of the US state of Texas led to five victims, and one died, said Harris County, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
“Several people received gunshot wounds. A total of six people were injured. One person, Derrick Johnson, died at the scene,” the law enforcement officer said on Twitter.
According to law enforcement officers, a fight broke out inside the club, during which several people took out firearms and began shooting. The police note that it is still unclear how the dead and injured people are connected with the shooting and riots.
It is also reported that there are no arrests in this case so far, and the police continue to search for criminals.
Recently, a surge in incidents involving the use of firearms has been recorded in the United States, which led to the death of people. In 2020, 43 thousand Americans died from gunshot wounds. This year, the death toll has exceeded 23 thousand since January.