• Matt Esnayra

1 Wounded in a Drive-by Shooting Outside of Knott's Berry Farm

One person was wounded late Friday in a drive-by shooting outside of Knotts Berry Farm, causing mass panic.


Shortly before 9 p.m., the Buena Park Police Department tweeted that there was no active shooter danger in or near the theme park, contrary to earlier reports. According to the police department, one individual, described as a young male, was shot, and his status remains unknown at this hour.

  • Police say the lone victim was injured by at least one bullet fired from a car on Grand Avenue, south of La Palma.

  • Knotts Berry Farm tweeted that the person who was shot “was assisted by park personnel outside of the park’s gates.”

  • The event spread panic across the park, with people fleeing in fear of an active shooter. As word spread that there may have been a shooting nearby, video from the scene showed attendees fleeing to the exits.

  • The suspect or suspects remain at large.

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