According to police, several people were hurt after a large fight broke out and shots were fired outside of an Arkansas convention center where a graduation ceremony was taking place.
According to The Sentinel-Record, the shooting occurred Thursday night outside of the Hot Springs Convention Center, which had held a commencement ceremony for Hot Springs World Class High School.
According to Hot Springs Police Officer First Class Omar Cervantes, the brawl and subsequent shooting occurred in a parking lot close to the convention center. He stated that “multiple people” were injured but did not specify the number or extent of their injuries.
The injured were transported to hospitals, but their conditions were not immediately disclosed. There have been no arrests announced.
According to Hot Springs School District Superintendent Stephanie Nehus, no current students or graduates were involved.
The incident took place near downtown Hot Springs, a major tourist resort 45 miles (75 kilometers) southwest of Little Rock.