Over the Halloween weekend, there were many shootings around the nation, resulting in at least eight deaths and over fifty injuries.
Reports show gunfire broke out in the midst of Halloween celebrations in Tampa, Florida, leaving at least two dead and 18 injured.
Authorities in Lake Charles, Louisiana, reported that six teens, ages 15 to 19, were shot during a home party on Saturday, with one of them in critical condition.
A woman was shot and murdered in Indianapolis at a party at midnight on Saturday, and eight people were injured.
According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the ages of the victims vary from 16 to 22. many guns were discovered at the site, and many persons have been arrested and questioned.
One person was murdered, and two people were wounded when a lone shooter entered a Wichita, Kansas, nightclub and opened fire. The killer has not been discovered, according to local media.
According to the Texarkana police department, rifles were drawn during a fistfight at a party in Texarkana, Texas, leading to the deaths of three persons and injuries to three more. The alleged gunman, a 20-year-old man, is at large.
Reports show Chicago, Illinois, has been hit by a wave of gunfire that has left around 25 people wounded and one dead.
In the bloodiest mass shooting that occurred during the weekend, at least 15 people were shot at a Halloween party in the wee hours of Sunday morning, which left two attendees gravely injured.
One witness contacted by local media said that the shooting occurred just after 1 a.m. when a quarrel broke out, and the suspected gunman was refused re-entry into a party.
He injured six women between the ages of 26 and 32 and nine males between the ages of 26 and 52.
Statistics show the murder rate in Chicago is six times that of New York and three times that of Los Angeles.