One person died and another eight were injured in Washington, where a gunman opened fire on people. According to the latest data, nine people were hospitalized. "We are still waiting for confirmation on the exact number of injured by firearms", – told RIA Novosti in the press service of the city police.

According to eyewitnesses, to the shooting involved three black men. They fled the scene in a dark car. Now the police are looking for suspects in the crime.

Previously in another American city – Peoria (Illinois) – 4:40 a.m. local time, the man, whose identity is still not established, began to shoot at the people walking in the Park near the waterfront. Injured 12 people. Two of them are in serious condition.