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2 hospitalized after shooting in parking lot at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two folks have been hospitalized Sunday following a shooting in the entrance entrance parking lot at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, regulation enforcement confirms to CBS 2. 

Several ambulances have been known as to the scene.  

The pictures got here from a single car in the parking lot. The car instantly drove away, in line with an announcement from Six Flags. 

Two folks have been taken to the hospital for analysis and a 3rd individual refused therapy. 

Video circulating on social media exhibits park goers crouched down and hiding the place that they had been in line. 

The shooting occurred because the park was closing. Witnesses says they noticed different parkgoers working after pictures have been fired. 

(*2*) stated Charlie Donda. “”It was fairly scary however we’re protected.”

Charlie was with his friends and ran to the water park to hide. His father, Brian Donda, said his son did the right thing.

“They did the precise factor and knew what to do. They are dwelling smiling and protected,” he stated. 

Police tape surrounds 4 autos that remained in the parking lot. 

Six Flags is an amusement park situated at 1 Great America Parkway in Gurnee.

Visitors of the park endure thorough screenings together with bag checks and going by means of steel detectors earlier than getting into the park. 

This is the second shooting in a public place the place households collect following the Highland Park parade mass shooting final month

This is a growing story.

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