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At least 6 people have been hospitalized following a mass shooting at a concert hall in Oregon, police say

Taylor Ardrey

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  • Six people were injured following a mass shooting outside an event venue in Oregon on Friday.

  • The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. during a concert at WOW Hall.

  • Eugene Police Department Chief Chris Skinner said one victim was in critical condition.


At least six people have been hospitalized following a mass shooting at an event location in Oregon, police say.

The shooting happened outside WOW Hall in Eugene, Oregon during a Zay Bang and Lil Bean concert just before 9:30 p.m. Friday, according to reports.

Local agencies responded to the scene and the six known victims were taken to a local hospital, according to the Eugene Police Department.

One is in critical condition and has undergone surgery, Chief Chris Skinner said in a news conference released Saturday. No deaths have been reported.

“Police are actively working on the investigation, the department said. noted. “There are no suspects in custody at this time and we ask the public to call with any relevant information.”

Skinner said what they knew at the time was that there was a man wearing a hoodie seen running in the area. He added that the witnesses did not immediately provide any information.

WOW Hall Acting Executive Director Deb Maher and Board Chair Jaci Guerena released a statement following Friday’s incident.

“We at WOW Hall would like to thank all of the first responders who came out so quickly to keep everyone safe and administer first aid. We believe all staff and volunteers are safe and cared for,” the statement read. “This is unprecedented at WOW Hall. The police are investigating. If we receive any additional information, we will try to make it available.

The statement continued, “Thank you for continuing to support WOW Hall during these very difficult times.”