UPDATE, 11 p.m. — Authorities continue to investigate a shooting at the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Sunnyside that sent at least one person to the hospital and shut down events for the rest of the evening.

UPDATE, 9:45 a.m. on 5/7/22: The Sunnyside Police Department (SPD) has released more information about a shooting that occurred at the Sunnyside Cinco de Mayo Celebrations on May 6th.

The SPD has classified the event as a gang related shooting rather than an active shooter incident. At this time, SPD has identified a single shooter who fired multiple shots at a rival gang member within the carnival section of the event.