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Multiple Injuries, Including Minor, at Worcester Caribbean Festival Shooting




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A disturbing incident unfolded at Worcester’s annual Caribbean Festival at Institute Park, where several people, including a minor, were injured due to gunfire, Your Content has learned.

Law enforcement agencies are actively investigating, 2 arrests have been made so far.

The Caribbean Festival, a yearly event celebrating Caribbean traditions, was underway at Institute Park, a well-known locale for community gatherings in Worcester, Massachusetts. The shooting occurred in the late afternoon hours, disrupting an otherwise peaceful event.

The minor, a 14-year-old, suffered a critical neck injury and is in serious condition. Additional victims have been taken to nearby medical facilities, but their statuses are yet to be disclosed.

Law enforcement has sealed off the festival grounds for investigation, which includes reviewing CCTV footage and gathering eyewitness accounts to identify the perpetrator(s).

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As the city grapples with the aftermath of this unsettling event, many questions remain. The motive still unknown, authorities are appealing to the public for any information that could aid the investigation.

The incident has also sparked a debate on the adequacy of security protocols at public events, potentially affecting future community gatherings.

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