A shooting broke out in Tampa, Florida, after two groups started fighting in the midst of hundreds of people during Halloween celebrations on Sunday. Two were killed and at least 18 people were injured during the altercation.
The shooting reportedly took place just before 3:00 a.m. around a strip of clubs and bars in the 1600 block of East 7th Avenue, according to Tampa Police Chief Lee Bercaw, per WFLX.
Bercaw stated that the incident “was a disturbance or a fight between two groups.”
“And in this fight between two groups, we had hundreds of innocent people involved that were in the way,” he added.
Videos were posted online of the incident, where people dressed in Halloween costumes can be seen drinking and talking when shots ring out, which ultimately led to people running away to safety.
Some of those in attendance can be seen tipping tables over and taking cover behind them. Shortly after the incident, videos showed police officers tending those injured in the incident.
There were already police officers on the scene when the shooting began, but no personnel were injured during the conflict, according to the New York…