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3 killed in shooting at U.S. auto racing event


WASHINGTON, Aug. 15– Three men were shot dead at a drag race
track in the U.S. state of Wisconsin on Sunday, local media reported,
adding that no suspects were identified and no motive determined.

The shooting took place at the Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove,
Wisconsin at dusk, when more than 5000 people were at the raceway for an
event known as “Larry’s Fun Fest.”The three men were shot by another man at
point-blank range near a food vendor, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth
said at a news conference Sunday night.The victims, in their 20s or early
30s, were from Illinois and their identities were not released. Two of them
died at the scene, and the third died while being transported to a
hospital.”We’re not aware of any danger to the community,” Beth said.- XINHUA