Halloween party goers tell of their terror as several people are shot at nightclub near Los Angeles hosting a party called ‘The First
Seven revelers were shot at a California nightclub as it hosted a Halloween party called ‘The First Purge’ – Police received a call reporting a shooting at the Sevilla Nightclub in Riverside on Sunday night
Responding officers found two victims with gunshot wounds at the scene, five more gunshot victims arrived at hospitals in the area for treatment later
The club was hosting a Halloween party with several live rap performers inspired by the 2018 horror movie where for one night, everything was permissible
Artistes featured at Sunday’s event include RJ, Kalan.FrFr and 1 Take Jay
Seven revelers were shot at a nightclub near Los Angeles as it hosted a Halloween party called ‘The First Purge.’
Desperate club-goers stampeded towards the exit of Sevilla Nightclub in Riverside, California, when shots were heard, witnesses said.
Fights broke out in the street as people ran for their lives, witnesses told KTLA.
One man said people were dancing in the club when he heard gunshots go off.
The club was hosting a Halloween event with several live rap performers – including RJ, Kalan.FrFr and 1 Take Jay – on Sunday night
‘I turned around and people (were) shooting,’ he told the station.
‘I ran behind the bar and all of a sudden there was a whole bunch of people crunched up by the exit.’
He added: ‘I was just praying, like, God get me through this.’
And a woman who was promoting the event at the club took to Twitter moments after the shooting.
‘There was a shooting at Sevilla’s in DTR just a few minutes ago,’ she wrote.
‘My friends were promoting the event tonight. This is sooo nerve wrecking. I’m praying all is good.’