Multiple Injured After Shooting Outside Arkansas Graduation

HOT SPRINGS: Multiple people were injured after a large fight broke out and shots were fired outside an Arkansas convention center where a graduation ceremony had been held, police said.
The shooting happened Thursday night outside the Hot Springs Convention Center, which had been the site of a Hot Springs World Class High School graduation ceremony, The Sentinel-Record reported.
The fight and subsequent shooting occurred in a parking lot adjacent to the convention center, Hot Springs Police Officer 1st Class Omar Cervantes said. He said “several people” were injured, but he did not have an exact number or the nature of their injuries.
The injured were taken to hospitals and their conditions were not immediately released. No arrests have been announced.
Hot Springs School District Superintendent Stephanie Nehus said in a statement that no students or graduates were involved.
The shooting occurred near the center of Hot Springs, a popular tourist destination about 45 miles (75 kilometers) southwest of Little Rock.

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