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Two cheerleaders shot and injured for being in the wrong car

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On April 18, 2023, a man opened fire on two cheerleaders in Texas, USA. Aldeca Productions / stock.adobe.com

A man fired a gun Cheerleaders In Texas, one of them tried to open his car door on Tuesday April 18, mistaking it for his own vehicle, police and local media reported. This incident is part of a tragic series of similar incidents in America, where guns wreak havoc on: a The black teenager was seriously injured Last week, he was shot and killed after knocking on the wrong door of a home in Missouri.

In New York state, a 20-year-old woman was shot and killed after driving erratically into a private home. In the small town of Elgin, Texas, an attack on four cheerleaders in a supermarket parking lot on Tuesday evening seemed to spark a disproportionate reaction. Heather Roth, one of the four teenage girls, opened the door of her own car and turned it into another vehicle, which contained a man.

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Helicopter to hospital

Armed like many Texas residents, he approached the young women sitting in another car. “I saw the man get out of the passenger side and rolled down my window to try to apologize.“, related Heather Roth to local station KTRK. “Then he raised his gun and started firing at us.“. Two of the cheerleaders were injured in the shooting, one of whom was taken seriously to the hospital.

The alleged shooter, Bredo Dello Rodriguez, 25, has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault, charges that could be cleared soon, Elgin police said. Relative to cheerleaders and often associated with American football and basketball, cheerleaders cheer for sports teams in the United States, particularly on campuses.

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