Multiple people shot after fireworks show in NC

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Multiple people were shot in downtown Raleigh following a fireworks display Tuesday night. (WTVD)

RALEIGH, N.C. — Police are investigating after officers say multiple people were shot following a Fourth of July fireworks show in downtown Raleigh.

It shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. as people were leaving downtown after attending The Works! event, WTVD reports. The incident occurred near Shaw University, outside a McDonald’s restaurant.

The area was still blocked off Wednesday morning.

A Raleigh police officer told media that three people were taken to the hospital and the extent of their injuries are unknown.