Six people have been shot and injured at a “large” party despite the lockdown order declared to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus.
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The incident took place at an apartment complex in Bakersfield in the US state of California on Friday, the local sheriff’s office said.
The victims – four women, one man and a girl – were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
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No arrests have been made but four men, seen fleeing in a car, are suspected of carrying out the attack.
An investigation is underway, Kern County Sheriff’s Department said.
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A lockdown was declared last month in California, which is grappling with one of the worst outbreaks of coronavirus in the United States of America.
As of 11 April, the state reported 21,794 cases and 651 fatalities.
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Under an order by Governor Gavin Newsom, residents can only leave their homes to buy groceries and medicine, walk a dog or exercise.
Non-essential businesses have also been forced to close – others including grocery stores, pharmacies and petrol stations can remain open.