Multiple casualties reported after ‘rolling shootout’ between rival gangs at New Mexico Memorial Day biker rally as towns shut down, hospitals shut down
- Gunshots at biker rally in New Mexico, multiple rushed to hospital
- Unofficial reports estimate that up to 10 people were hospitalized and possibly one died, but the official number of casualties is unknown.
- The cause of the shooting is unknown, and New Mexico State Police are on the scene.
Several people were rushed to hospital after gunfire broke out between rival biker gangs during a rally in New Mexico on Saturday night.
The town’s 41st annual Red River memorial service turned violent on Saturday as gunfire rang out between rival gangs in a packed event.
The number of casualties is unknown at this time, but unofficial reports estimate that up to 10 people were hospitalized and possibly four died. At least 25 motorbikes followed the ambulance to Holy Cross Medical Center.
One of the victims was seen being carried to an ambulance on a stretcher, while the body of another was found on the sidewalk, covered in white sheets.
“Beware, another shootout is underway between the Banditos – a rolling shootout – [Motorcycle Club] Police reported the incident around 6 p.m., according to Taos News.
Local reports said another officer advised over a police scanner that “they’re trying to shut down Red River.”
Multiple people rushed to hospital after gunshots erupted at biker rally in New Mexico.Unofficial reports estimate that up to 10 people were hospitalized and possibly one died, but the official number of casualties is unknown.
At least 25 motorcycles followed ambulance to Holy Cross Medical Center
Victims were seen being loaded into ambulances at the event
Victim seen Saturday shot and covered in white sheet
New Mexico State Police say the scene is still active. Authorities have not revealed the cause of the shooting.
Taos News reported that officers said the shooting involved an outlaw club, the Banditos Motorcycle Club, and that there was a “rolling shootout.”
It was originally reported that Albuquerque Journal It claimed the shooting took place at the Mother Road Saloon in Red River, but Burr denied that on Facebook and confirmed no serious incident occurred there.
According to the event schedule, the bikers were scheduled to converge at Bull O’The Woods Saloon for a live music event by Warningshot.
Police reportedly said the shooting involved the Banditos Motorcycle Club, a lawless club, and that there was a “serial shootout”.
New Mexico State Police say the scene is still active.Authorities have not revealed the cause of the shooting
Red River has been shut down following the incident, and police are reportedly searching for a group of bikers. Sun report.
More than 25,000 bikers were expected to be in town for this weekend’s rally.
The event will run from May 25th to May 29th and will feature multiple stalls selling food, leather, lace and more.
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