For Fourth Year In A Row, Mass Black On Black Shooting At A Juneteenth Event (Two Dead, 16 Shot): This Time In Texas At Round Rock
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Come on… can’t we just get through one Juneteenth celebration without gunfire erupting and another black mass shooting happening? Just one Juneteenth needs to pass without a stereotypical black mass shooting. We tried it in 2021. We tried it in 2022. We tried it in 2023.

And it’s not even June 19th yet, but we already have our stereotypical black mass shooting event at a Juneteenth celebration.

Round Rock Juneteenth shooting: Police release suspect description, identify victims,, June 16, 2024

ROUND ROCK, Texas – The Round Rock Police Department has released a description of the suspect and the identities of the victims in Saturday night’s shooting at the Juneteenth celebration in Old Settlers Park.

Law enforcement is looking for a Black male, 19 to 20 years old, 5’7″ with a thin build and short dreads. He was last seen wearing a white hoodie. He is considered armed and dangerous.

33-year-old Lyndsey Vicknair from Manor and 54-year-old Ara Duke from Pflugerville died in the shooting. Neither victim was involved in the altercation, according to Round Rock police.

“Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the tragic loss of innocent lives and the injuries sustained by several others in Saturday’s senseless act of violence. Our deepest condolences go out to the families affected by this tragedy. We are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our community and will work tirelessly to bring those responsible to justice,” said Chief Allen Banks. “Together, we will stand strong and support one another during this difficult time for our community.”

A total of 14 people, between the ages of 10 and 62, were taken to area hospitals, and as of June 16 at 6 p.m., most have been released, Banks said. Those still in the hospital are in stable condition and expected to be released within the next couple of days.

Banks said they are interviewing many witnesses at the event.

Odds on how many more black mass shootings will happen at Juneteenth events across the nation before June 19th of this year? I’d say the over/under is five

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