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Four shot at Houston festival

Sunday, July 06, 2014 - 00:41

Gunman opens fire at a Caribbean festival in Houston. Four people are shot and two others are hurt as crowd runs to get away. Linda So reports.

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A violent ending to the Houston Caribbean Festival. Police say a man opened fire on the crowd injuring four people. Two others were hurt when people tried to run from the scene. SOUNDBITE: WITNESS STEPHANIE BURKHALTER, SAYING: "It was very scary, my heart was racing and I just wanted to get out of there. People were being trampled over running back and forth, it was terrible." Thousands had gathered for the annual festival on the Fourth of July. Witnesses say it was a chaotic scene. SOUNDBITE: WITNESS DWAYNE JONES, SAYING: "It was a frenzy. Everybody was rushing out. You know, we just come out here to have a good time and it was ruined." The victims were taken to the hospital. One man is not expected to survive. Police are searching for the suspect.

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Four shot at Houston festival

Sunday, July 06, 2014 - 00:41