At least three people were killed and five were injured in a shooting during a rally of motorcyclists in the small state town of Red River. New Mexico (USA)As per the latest data provided by the State Police.
mayor of red RiverLinda Calhoun told local media that the shooting was the result of a confrontation between rival biker gangs and that a nightly curfew had been imposed.
Without giving details of what happened Saturday afternoon, the New Mexico State Policewho reported the first two dead and six InjuredThe numbers increased in the early hours of Sunday dead Three more said that five injured are admitted in the hospital.
The police have not yet informed about the arrest of anyone.
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He New Mexico Police Force He said more agents have been sent to Red River to investigate the shooting and asked people to refrain from traveling to the town of about 500 people, even if there is no threat to safety, in posts posted to Twitter. according to a message.
Witnesses told the KOB 4 channel that after the shooting police closed all bars and restaurants on the main street of Red River, a city near Albuquerque, and several first aid and police vehicles began arriving in the area.
one of the following Injured He was airlifted to a hospital in Denver in the neighboring state of Colorado.
the hospital new Mexico According to the state police, where the injured have been admitted, elaborate security arrangements have been made without assigning any reason.
Held for 41 years on Memorial Day long weekend (the last Monday in May), the annual Red River Memorial Motorcycle Rally draws thousands of motorcyclists to the mountain town.
Calhoun said, “What happened is very sad, but the police performance has been incredible. The first state police officer was there in 30 seconds.”