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Police: 8 teens shot at Indiana skate rink

From Patty Lane, CNN
  • A fight broke out at a concert at the rink, and people were asked to leave
  • Once outside, "Somebody just decided they would open fire," police say
  • The wounded range in age from age 14 to 18
  • None has life-threatening injuries, police say

(CNN) -- Eight teenagers were wounded in a shooting Friday night at a skating rink in Gary, Indiana, police said Saturday.

Gary Police Department spokeswoman Cpl. Gabrielle King said that a fight broke out during or after the concert at the World of Skates roller rink on Friday, prompting the rink's manager to close up for the night.

"The manager asked everybody to leave, and when they went outside somebody just decided they would open fire and eight young people were shot," she said.

She said those wounded range in age from age 14 to 18. They were taken to local hospitals, although King said none has life-threatening injuries.

She was not certain if any remained hospitalized Saturday. No arrests have been made, she said.

A phone call to World of Skates was not immediately returned.