At least three people were killed and five others wounded in a shooting Saturday night at a motorcycle rally in New Mexico (southwestern United States), according to authorities confirming press reports.
The perpetrators of the shooting have all been arrested, "assured without specifying their number the mayor of Red River, Linda Calhoun, in a video interview with the local media Questa Del Rio News, confirming the death toll provided by local media.
No law enforcement personnel, no emergency room personnel were injured. No residents were injured," she said, "it was a gang-to-gang incident." She did not say which gangs were allegedly involved.
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The shooting occurred around 17 p.m. local time as some 20,000 bikers gathered for the annual Memorial Day rally in Red River, Taos County.
According to The Taos News, a police officer described the incident at the centralization cell as "an ongoing shooting between (motorcycle club) Banditos and someone else."
A witness speaking to local ABC affiliate KOAT described the ensuing chaos in the crowd. "There were people running around where we were standing shouting 'they're shooting over there,'" Cook said. "As everyone ran around me, I heard the gunshots."
After the shooting, the mayor of Taos decreed a nighttime curfew between 22 p.m. and 4 a.m. local time, as well as a ban on the sale of alcohol, according to Taos News.
In May 2015, a shooting between rival motorcycle gangs in Waco, Texas (South), left nine dead and fifteen wounded during a rally of bikers.