- by cnn
- 01 Oct 2023
Police in southwestern Arizona are investigating a fatal weekend shooting that left two people dead and five others injured, including teenagers, authorities said Sunday.
Victims ranged from 15 to 20 years old in the shooting that happened Saturday night at a gathering in a residential area of Yuma, according to the Yuma Police Department.
Officers responded shortly before 11 p.m. local time and found several gunshot victims who were all male, police said in a statement.
Two of the victims - 19-year-old and 20-year-old men - were taken to the Yuma Regional Medical Center, where they were both pronounced dead.
The 19-year-old victim was transported to the hospital before police arrived at the scene, and the Yuma Fire Department took the 20-year-old victim to the hospital, the statement said.
A 16-year-old boy was also taken to the same medical center and later flown to Phoenix with life-threatening injuries.
The injuries of the remaining gunshot victims aged 15, 16, 18 and 19 were not life-threatening, authorities said.
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