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8 people shot at Indiana Black Expo

Police say eight people were shot and wounded when shootings erupted during the crowded Indiana Black Expo in downtown Indianapolis.

Police spokesman Lt. Jeff Duhamell says gunfire was reported around 9:30 p.m. Saturday and sent thousands of people running from the area.

Duhamell says none of the victims' injuries appear to be life threatening. He says seven people were taken to local hospitals, including two in serious but stable condition. One person was treated at the scene.

Police say the shootings occurred on Maryland Street, near the Circle Centre Mall. Duhamell says no arrests have been made in connection to the shootings.

Duhamell says "thousands and thousands" of people were attending the event.

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