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Pop duo Aly & AJ’s tour bus ‘caught in crossfire’ of Sacramento shooting

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Pop duo Aly & AJ mentioned their tour bus was “caught within the crossfire” of the downtown Sacramento shooting that left six dead and 12 injured early Sunday morning.

The sisters, Alyson and Amanda Michalka, had headlined on the Crest Theatre on Saturday night time, the Ok Avenue venue that is steps from the place photographs rang out after 2 a.m. Sunday as the various bars and golf equipment within the space closed.

“Distraught by the mass taking pictures final night time exterior the venue in Sacramento. All of our ideas are with the households of those that misplaced their lives and people recovering at present. We’re praying for the well being care employees caring for them. We hope all our followers made it dwelling protected,” the group wrote on Twitter Sunday.

“Our bus was caught within the crossfire however we sheltered in place and everybody in our touring group is okay,” they added. “Thanks for everybody reaching out. A reminder to maintain your family members further shut at present. Now we have to do one thing about gun violence on this nation.”

Tyler the Creator was additionally performing Saturday night time in Sacramento at Golden 1 Middle, blocks from the place the taking pictures occurred.

Kali Uchis, who opened for the rapper mentioned she was “devastated” by the taking pictures. “Our deepest condolences to the households of those that misplaced their lives. We pray the injured recuperate rapidly & that everybody at our present made it dwelling safely,” she wrote on Twitter.

Image: Shooting near the Golden 1 Center arena in Sacramento
A police proof technician images the crime scene after an early-morning taking pictures in a stretch of downtown close to the Golden 1 Middle area in Sacramento, Calif., on April 3, 2022. Fred Greaves / Reuters

Investigators consider a number of shooters opened fireplace simply steps from the town Capitol, within the wake of a big battle.

“We all know that a big battle came about simply previous to the shootings, and we’ve got confirmed that there are a number of shooters,” Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester mentioned at a Sunday press convention.

Three males and three ladies have been killed.