UNITED STATES: Suspect dead after 20 hurt in shooting at arts festival

A suspected gunman was fatally shot after multiple people opened fire at an all-night arts festival in New Jersey, wounding 20 people including a boy who is in critical condition, authorities said.

Prosecutors said a 33-year-old man was killed and a second suspect arrested after gunfire erupted at the event in the city of Trenton, about 60 miles (100 km) southwest of New York City.

“Preliminary investigation reveals that multiple individuals attending the Art All Night event opened fire within the venue. … Multiple weapons have been recovered,” Angelo Onofri, prosecutor for Mercer County, told a news conference.

Among those wounded by bullets was a 13-year-old boy who Onofri said was in extremely critical condition. He said more than 1,000 people were believed to have been at the festival when the violence started.

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