Shooting at a Party – level 3

24-09-2020 07:00

Two people have been killed and 14 have been left injured after a mass shooting at an illegal party in Rochester, New York State. The victims were aged between 18 and 22, and none of the 14 others suffered life-threatening injuries.

The attack happened at a gathering of about 100 people, which, according to police, was breaking COVID-19 restrictions. Parties are prohibited under the state´s coronavirus restrictions; however, people often do not respect them. When there is alcohol and violence, a disaster can easily happen.

In Rochester, no suspects have been arrested and no motive has been identified. The city´s police have been under increasing pressure over the death of Daniel Prude, a black man who was hooded and restrained during an arrest.

Difficult words: motive (a reason for doing something), under increasing pressure (when people are often telling you that they are not happy about something), hood and restrain (to put a hood on someone so he cannot see and to keep under control).

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