Seven people hospitalized after shooting in Yuma, Arizona

Seven people hospitalized after shooting in Yuma, Arizona

Seven people were hospitalized after gunfire broke out during a gathering late Saturday night just north of the US-Mexico border in Arizona.

Police in Yuma received a call about an aggravated assault just before 11 p.m. Saturday night, ABC News reported.

The shooting occurred on South J. Edward Drive, Lt. Craig Johnson told the outlet.

Police arrived at the address and found several people injured, Johnson said.

It’s unclear how many people were shot and what the extent of their injuries was.

The Post has reached out to the Yuma Police Department.

Police said they do not have a suspect in custody, but that there is currently no credible threat to the community, Johnson said.

Yuma made national news Saturday when Mayor Douglas Nicholls warned residents that Border Patrol was planning to release nearly 300 migrants who had not undergone full processing into the border city of 97,000 and urged residents to stay calm.

Nicholls insisted the migrants entering the city had been “vetted” and had no criminal records.

Three white buses carrying 141 migrants were spotted Friday pulling into the Yuma Public Safety Training Facility close to the city’s airport and dropping them off near a holding area.

They were expected to eventually be bused to Phoenix.

The city is about about 11 miles north of Mexico.

This is a developing story.

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