"Anywhere from about 12 to 14 shots:" Food vendor witnesses fatal shooting at Great Lakes Dragaway
A witness at The Great Lakes Dragaway in Parish Township says he saw the entire shooting unfold.
The witness tells CBS 58 News that he was working his food booth when he heard several shots ring out. What was supposed to be a day of music, food, and fun took a turn for the worse right in front of him.
"Pow, pow, pow, shot and then he took off running across the field." Willie Coleman says he was working his food booth as the bloody scene unfolded right in front of him on Sunday.
"All my employees, they ducked down. He looked at me and then he just walked away and he took off running across the field," Coleman said.
Thousands of people attended Larry's Funfest. Deputies say it was not a random act of violence, saying the suspect knew who the victims were, shooting them at point blank range in broad daylight.
"He shot two of them. The third one ran around to the side of the tent, he shot him and then he came back up and fired a few more shots into the two that were laying there," said Sheriff David Beth.
"I'm at the grill and I turn around and then he was shooting. Anywhere from about 12 to 14 shots probably," Coleman said.
The shooting happened within a matter of seconds. Witnesses like Coleman have helped police describe the suspect who is still on the loose.
"A black male, 20-30 years of age, 5'9, thin, athletic build, shaved sides of his head and a scruffy top," Sheriff Beth said when describing the suspect.
"Just no remark. He just turned, looked at us, and took off running across the field like he didn't care."
The Kenosha County Sheriff says they're working with Milwaukee, Aurora, and Chicago on the case along with the FBI.
Sheriff Beth says they have reason to believe that the incident was gang-related.
If you have any information on what happened, you're asked to contact the Sheriff's Department.