Shooting victims in Fort Worth Como neighborhood mostly innocent bystanders, police say

According to Fort Worth police, most of those who were wounded in the shooting incident in Como in west Fort Worth were innocent witnesses who were hit by multiple gunshots.Eight people were injured by gunfire on Horne Street early Sunday morning, hours after hundreds of people had gathered half mile away to celebrate the Fourth of July.Police said that eight of the victims were stable as of Sunday afternoon. Another victim was injured when a car driven by the driver of the shooting attempted to hit her.According to Fort Worth police, the shooting occurred after several men had been arguing on Horne Street in the 3400 block at 1:30 AM. One of them left the scene and returned with a gun. Multiple shooters started firing back. Due to the numerous shell casings in the area, detectives discovered that multiple guns were being used.Police said that no suspects were taken into custody by Sunday afternoon.The neighborhood hosted its first ever ComoFest Saturday night, just half a mile away. The event was family-friendly and attracted hundreds of people. It also featured live music and other events. Monday will see a Fourth of July parade. The parade organizers said that they worked closely with Fort Worth police in developing security plans.Residents and community leaders said that they didn't believe the shooters were involved in ComoFest and that they won't let the shooting ruin the festivities.Fort Worth Police Chief Neil Noakes stated on Twitter that he was praying for the victims as well as the people of the Como community.Noakes stated that FWPD officers were so proud to have rushed towards danger and made the area safe for the victims. They saved lives! Let's all unite and stop this senseless gun violence.