Police said three people were killed and three others wounded when a person opened fire at a bowling alley in Rockford, Illinois, Saturday night.
The suspect was in custody, the police chirp. Rockford Police Chief Daniel G. O’Shea said that among the injured were teenagers, adding that no further details were available.
The motive was unknown, but O’Shea said, “We think it’s random.”
The President confirmed that investigators are still trying to determine what happened at Don Carter Lanes. He said the victims were found inside and outside the building.
It was not clear why people were in the place, which was supposed to be closed in light of the restrictions of the outbreak. State rules Say, “The bowling alleys should be closed.”
Don Carter Lanes has a restaurant called Shutter Bar & Grill. Illinois state restrictions say bars and restaurants can offer outdoor service from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., and temperatures drop to the 1920s in Rockford late on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
The police described the incident b “Achieve active shooter,” O’Shea said the situation was under control later in the evening.
“We now think that we have been contained,” he said.
He said that the three survivors were being treated for their injuries, although their condition was not available.
On The social networking site Facebook Don Carter told Lanes, “Please pray.”