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Shots fired at Del Mar race track

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

There were gun shots at Del Mar race track in Del Mar, California on Sunday. The gun shots happened before an Ice Cube concert.

The announcer, who was calling a race, said that there were gun shots, according to Twitter. The alleged suspect, according to witnesses, took out his gun and shot three times into the air.

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But, despite being shot in the air, those bullets have to come down somewhere. Some eye witnesses said that he was tased, before falling to the ground, while others believe the individual was shot, is reporting.

According to Twitter user Aaron Dumas, the authorities were resuscitating the individual. In Aaron’s video, you can physically see at one officer, potentially a second officer, working on the man, who was shot.

The San Diego Union-Tribune is reporting that the shooting took place during the track’s 10th race of the day. It was also their final race, before the concert. The sold out show, according to the newspaper, is part of the Del Mar Summer Concert Series.

According to Fox 5 in San Diego, the shooting took place around 7 pm PST. The Sheriff’s Department confirmed to Fox 5 that one of their deputies shot the suspect.

The individual’s condition is not known at this time.

Del Mar race track is operated by Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. It was opened on July 3rd, 1937. It is 20 miles north of San Diego. It is the second-largest horse track in the western United States, as it could seat 44,000 people. San Anita Park, located in Arcadia, California, has a capacity of 85,000 people.


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