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Sunday night, three people were injured in a shooting  in the parking lot of Six Flags Great America in Gurney, Illinois, the park confirmed.


Parks communications expert Rachel Kendziora said the shooting started from a car and then drove off "immediately" after the shooting.

Six Flags Shooting - Shooting at Six Flags Great America in Illinois, Rescuers responded immediately and took the pair to hospital. A third injured person refused medical treatment, Kendziora said.

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Six Flags Shooting | Shooting at Six Flags Great America in Illinois


"Park security and officers at the on-site Gurnee Police Department substation responded immediately," Kendziora said. She said both the Gurnee Police Department and the Lake County Sheriff's Office handled the scene Sunday night.

"There is no indication that this is an active shooter at this time," Lake County Deputy Mayor Christopher Coveley told CNN.

The park closed early because of the shooting, Kendziora said.

Gurnee is about an hour north of Chicago.

Michael Pontrelli and his family were in the park when the shooting happened. He told CNN that he had just left the Superman tour when he saw a group of people running from the entrance.

"Then we saw a large group of parents transporting their children, so my family and I hid between these two walls, waiting for clearance," he said. "The police rushed in fully armed and escorted everyone out."

Video taken by Pontrelli showed a large number of police officers outside the park.

"Kenziola said in a statement that the park is grateful to the team members who provided accommodations for guests and to the Gurney Police Department for their continued safe presence at the park." To protect guests and team members. We continue to review and improve our protocols every day to ensure we provide the highest level of security.”


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Six Flags Shooting | Shooting at Six Flags Great America in Illinois.

Six Flags Shooting | Shooting at Six Flags Great America in Illinois.

Six Flags Shooting | Shooting at Six Flags Great America in Illinois.

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