3 injured in shooting at amusement park near Chicago

GURNEE, Ill. (AP) – Three people have been hurt in a shooting outside an amusement park north of Chicago.

A spokesperson for Six Flags Great America said the victims were in a parking lot outside Six Flags Great America in Gurnee when shots were fired from a vehicle. The vehicle immediately drove away. No other details were provided. The park is located about 45 miles north of Chicago.

WGN News spoke with Laurie Walker and her daughter, Grace, who were inside the park when the shooting incident occurred. Walker said they were waiting in line for the ‘Ricochet’ in the southwest area of the park around 7:50 p.m. when she noticed people running in a panic.