Shooting at Texas Juneteenth Celebration Leaves Two Dead: Tragic Incident Unfolds at Round Rock Event

ROUND ROCK, Texas – Two individuals lost their lives, and multiple others sustained injuries in a tragic shooting incident at a Juneteenth celebration in Round Rock, Texas. The violence erupted at Old Settlers Park following a confrontation between two groups attending the event, which took place just before 11 p.m. local time.

Round Rock Police Chief Allen Banks expressed regret over the senseless loss of life, emphasizing that innocent bystanders fell victim to the reckless behavior of certain individuals at what was supposed to be a day of community celebration. Officers and members of the Round Rock Fire Department acted promptly to assist the victims, while Austin-Travis County EMS medics reported treating four adults and two children with potentially serious injuries at the scene.

Sadly, two individuals were pronounced dead, with their identities and ages yet to be disclosed. According to Banks, those injured in the shooting, who were not involved in the altercation, were transported to nearby hospitals. The perpetrators of the violence are believed to have fled the scene, but authorities have reassured the public that there is no ongoing threat.

The Round Rock Police Department is appealing to the public for any video footage or information related to the incident, urging anyone with details to contact them at 512-218-5500. This tragic event serves as a stark reminder of the need for community safety and vigilance in the face of senseless violence. As investigations continue, the community mourns the loss of life and hopes for swift justice for the victims and their families.