Eid al-Fitr mass shooting in West Philadelphia, officers say 5 people in custody, 3 people shot

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A major mass shooting has happened at a during the Eid al-Fitr, a three-day holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan in West Philadelphia.

Officers says at least 30 gunshots were fired between two groups of people near the Eid al-Fitr event.

4 weapons have been recovered. 5 people are under arrest. 3 individuals have been shot.

Authorities are asking the public to avoid the area due to the heavy police presence.

Investigations are underway at this time.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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Danny Freeman

Danny Freeman is a correspondent for usnewsdaily , based in Philadelphia. The Emmy Award-winning reporter joined usnewsdaily in 2023 from NBC10 in Philadelphia.While at NBC10, Freeman worked as an Investigative Reporter focused on campaign finance, environmental issues, and police accountability.Freeman returned to the East Coast after working as a political reporter for NBC 7 in San Diego, where he hosted “Politically Speaking,” the station’s weekly public affairs show. Prior to that, he was a reporter at KGET-17 News, the NBC affiliate in Bakersfield, California.
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