By Miriam Raftery
Screenshot of video from ECM news partner NBC 7: Authorities transport an injured patient from the scene.
November 19, 2023 (Spring Valley) – Five people were taken to a hospital last night with gunshot injuries after being shot in the backyard of a home in the 9000 block of Ildica Street in Spring Valley. Two children were also injured, suffering burns that authorities believe were caused by the shooter throwing fireworks to mask the sounds of gunshots.
The dead-end street was cordoned off last night while authorities searched for a male suspect, who remains at large. No description was provided by authorities; scanner traffic indicated the suspect was wearing black clothing.
All victims are in stable condition, the Sheriff’s department told NBC 7.