UPDATE: Police are now saying that two people have been arrested for the shooting that happened Tuesday night.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Four people were shot at a park in Columbus Tuesday evening and one person was arrested.
It was near a basketball court in the park, say police. The shooting critically injured three of the four victims who were taken to a Columbus hospital. The three critical victims then had to be airlifted to hospitals in Indianapolis.
Columbus Police Department officers got the call about the shooting at about 7:35 p.m. Tuesday. They arrived at Lincoln Park just west of U.S. 31 and 25th Street.
Officers found multiple people with gunshot wounds. A suspect is in custody, say police.
Hamilton Community Center & Ice Arena and the park and ballfields were closed for the police investigation.
On Facebook, the police said, “We would like to thank the civilian city employees who acted quickly to ensure the safety of persons in the park as well as a large group of people inside Hamilton Center after the incident occurred.”
More from WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News
Senator John Fetterman is not Okay
Supreme Court Refuses to Block Assault Weapon Bans
Nebraska State Senator Loses her Mind
Pew Study: White Liberals Disproportionately Suffer From Mental Illness.
Senator John Fetterman's Transcripts have been Edited
$50 to Park at Geist Waterfront Park in Fishers is not Discrimination
Kendall And Casey
Two People Injured in Shooting on Indy's Northeast Side