Shooting at the front entrance at Six Flags Great America in Gurney
15 August 2022
The shooting at the entrance took place around 7:50 pm. Several ambulances were called to the spot.
According to a Six Flags statement, shots were fired from the same vehicle in the parking lot, which immediately left.
Two people were taken to the hospital for evaluation and the third person refused treatment.
In a video going viral on social media, park-goers are seen bowing down and hiding where they were in line.
Eyewitnesses say they saw other parkgoers running after the shots were fired.
Charlie Donda said, "I thought immediately there were fireworks. Then we saw hundreds of people running." "It was very scary but we are safe."
"People were looking for their children and were crying. The officers ran away with guns,"
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