8 Teens Shot After Waka Flocka Concert In Gary

Andrew Barber 43

Details are still sketchy but Chicago Breaking News is reporting that 8 teens were shot during an altercation following a Waka Flocka concert in Gary last night.  At press time, no arrests have been made.

Police today said no arrests had been made in the shooting of eight teenage boys leaving a concert at a skating rink in Gary Friday night.

Gary Police Cpl. Gabrielle King said “chaos broke loose” when a fight took place during the Friday night event at World of Skates and security advised attendees to leave.

Police said the shooting started in the parking lot.

The wounded teens were transported to three area hospitals, where some remained Saturday.

Police said they ranged in age from 14 to 18, with wounds in the legs, wrist, stomach or back. King said injuries weren’t believed to be life-threatening.

King said Saturday evening no arrests had been made. A message seeking comment was left at World of Skates.

King said the wounded weren’t clear on what prompted the shooting.