Police: 1 killed, 9 wounded at a Halloween party in Texas

TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) – One man died and nine people were injured in a shooting at a Halloween party in East Texas, police said.

The shooting erupted late Saturday at an event center in Texarkana, police said news release. Police estimate that “at least a few hundred people” were there.

10 of those shot went for treatment at two hospitals; by ambulance, police unit or private vehicle, police said.

A 20-year-old man was later pronounced dead at one of the hospitals. His name was not released. Police said the injuries to the other nine people were not fatal.

The suspected shooter was not detained. Police said the suspect left the scene in an unknown vehicle.

Texarkana is located on the Texas border, about 180 miles (290 kilometers) east of Dallas.

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