RALEIGH, North Carolina (WTVD) — Raleigh police are investigating after officers say four people were injured, one critically, in a shooting following the downtown Fourth of July fireworks show.

It happened around 10:45 p.m. as people were leaving downtown after attending The Works! event.

.@raleighpolice still on scene of shooting in downtown, officers say multiple people shot around 10:45pm following #4thOfJuly fireworks show pic.twitter.com/JCNWdCIXzA

— Andrea Blanford (@AndreaABC11) July 5, 2017

The incident happened near Shaw University, outside a McDonald’s restaurant on S. Wilmington Street and E. South Street.

Police said one of the victims, 18-year-old Raheem Khary Lawrence McAllister, was taken to WakeMed with life-threatening wounds. The three other victims were treated and released.

Further details surrounding the shooting have not been released.

The investigation remains ongoing.


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