Fort Bend County Fair Shooting Investigations – Over a dozen officials with the law enforcement agency in Rosenberg, Texas, are responding to a report of a possible active shooter/shooting at the Fort Bend County Fair Friday, September 23, 2022. An increased police presence is currently in the area where everyone has been urged to avoid following the shooting investigations. According to sources who were allegedly at the venue before the incident happened, at least two individuals identified as teenagers have been possibly hurt following the shooting incident that happened outside the Fort Bend County Fair this evening.
The Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo held annually in the area of 4310 TX-36, Rosenberg, TX, kicked off today with so much excitement, anticipation, and glamour. The parade will run until Sunday, October 2, 2022. 4310. While a lot of people were claiming that shooting happened and injuries were sustained, officials released a statement saying “there is no evidence that a shooting occurred.” This statement which was posted on Rosenberg Police official Facebook account came as an officials statement from the law enforcement agencies concerning the shooting/victim claims were been awaited.
In a video sent to SNBC13 by a witness, a busy police scene can be seen at the location where the incident happened. While the police statement must have been made out of thorough investigations, some social media users who claimed to have been at the scene accused the Rosenberg Police of covering up on the shooting so people “can still go to the fair.” Evidence of this statement is embedded at bottom area of this report.
— Justin Elliott (@JElliott29) September 24, 2022
I have a different angle, I was up on the feris wheel when it happened pic.twitter.com/nKU97sfWn2
— shaub (@shaub06983746) September 24, 2022
What Happened At Rosenberg’s Fort Bend County Fair?
According to reports, multiple individuals at the fair ran for their lives as shots rang out outside the fair. Businesses and stores in the area are currently sheltering in place as a security measure are been taken, until the scene is contained by the investigators. Multiple witnesses who messaged SNBC13 stated some of their siblings sustained injuries which include bruises and scratches following stampedes as multiple persons tried getting away from the scene of the incident. According to a confirmed report, there was a physical fight involving a number of unidentified individuals at the location
Was There A Shooting At Fort Bend County Fair?
According to the official’s statement from the Rosenberg Police Department, responding officers found no evidence of gunfire at the reported location. Information shared on the official Facebook page of the Rosenberg Police said; “There have been reports of a shooting at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. As of now, there is no evidence that a shooting occurred. Officers are on location and the area is safe, just congested at the moment as many people ran into the parking lots. Please be patient as people are leaving for the night.”
Meanwhile, individuals at the fair who contacted SNBC13 stated that there was a shooting, one claimed they saw a girl with a gunshot wound at the scene of the incident.
Me and my friends saw a girl with a gun wound in her leg
— Jayden Jimenez (@JayJ1m3n3z) September 24, 2022
Y’all Rosenberg PD covers things up so you guys can still go to the fair. Wake up. I was there myself and there was for sure a shooting.
— 13 (@LewdchanA) September 24, 2022
SNBC13 will update this story as soon as possible.
The Fort Bend County Fair’s yearly occasion begins with the Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo parade. Friday’s parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. The route will begin at the Historic Courthouse in Richmond and continue west along Highway 90-A to Jennetta Street in Rosenberg. There will be around 200 entries in the Parade, including floats, horse-drawn carriages, antique cars, trail rides, and marching bands. This year, the parade will be led by the mayors of Fort Bend County.
Video credit to Justin Elliot & Shaub’s Twitter
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