The authorities of Michigan, United States, reported an active shooting at the Hampton Inn Hotel, specifically in the city of Dearborn, around noon. Michigan State Police said gunshots were still being heard and officers were trying to clear the area.
“There is a current active shooting scene at the Hampton Inn, 22324 Michigan Ave in Dearborn. This situation is active and dangerous. Stay away from the scene,” authorities said.
Videos of the scene began to circulate on social networks, while there is still no official report of possible fatalities or injuries. It is a scene that at this moment remains active and has been classified as “dangerous”.
About 3 pm (local time) Michigan police said they were continuing to assist the Dearborn office, while reiterating their call for the community to avoid downtown at this time. “Once again, this is a very active and dangerous situation. We will continue to update as we get more data.”
For now there is no immediate information on the circumstances surrounding this event or the motivations of the aggressor.
Another shooting in Washington DC
Another act of violence occurred during the day, this time in Washington (USA), when a shooting was reported around noon in the 1200 block of North Capitol Street, NW. Preliminary information reports four victims.
The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) published a photo of the vehicle that it has on its radar for its alleged link to the emergency, and asked for the community’s support in finding the person(s) responsible.
“MPD is seeking assistance in locating this vehicle in the photo that is believed to have been involved in the shooting that occurred this afternoon on North Capitol Street, NW. The vehicle appears to be a Kia Sedan with unknown tags. Do you have information? Call (202) 727-9099/text 50411″.
According to Fox 5, The injured are conscious and have already been transferred to hospitals.
Tragedy in Thailand leaves 37 dead
In other facts, The United Nations, headed by António Guterres, condemned the attack on a nursery in the Thai town of Na Klang, which left 37 dead (including 23 children) and 12 injured. “The Secretary General is shocked and saddened by the horrific mass shooting at a nursery in northeastern Thailand,” his spokesman, Stéphane Dujarric, said in a statement.
The subject then went on the run and ended the life of his family, before committing suicide.
“He tried to run over other people on the way. He collided with a motorcycle and two people were injured. I hurried to get away, ”she told AFP a witness.
The Police of the Asian country confirmed that a former police officer opened fire at a nursery located in the province of Nong Bua Lamphu. The rejection also reached the United States, where the White House National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan, spoke.
“Our sincere condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones. We condemn this act of violence and we are prepared to support our traditional ally Thailand in whatever it needs,” Sullivan said in a statement.
This is considered one of the largest acts of violence in the country, after the one recorded two years ago in February, when a soldier indiscriminately attacked a shopping center. That event resulted in 29 dead and almost 60 injured. Later, the man was shot down.
**With information from AFP and Europa Press.