Police: 5 shot at Texas Halloween party by man dressed as Freddy Krueger

Police: 5 shot at Texas Halloween party by man dressed as Freddy Krueger

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SAN ANTONIO — A Halloween party in San Antonio, Texas, turned violent overnight when a man dressed as Freddy Krueger pulled a gun from his costume and opened fire on the crowd, shooting five people, CBS affiliate KENS reported

According to police, around 5 a.m. Sunday morning, a group of males showed up to a Halloween party and started causing trouble. One of the men, dressed as Freddy Krueger, then opened fire, shooting five people.

Freddy Kruger is the horrifically-scarred, homicidal villain of the “Nightmare on Elm Street” movies.

Officials said that three of the victims were taken to the hospital, KENS reported. According to police, one of the victims tried to drive her car to the hospital, but crashed it on the way.

Violence also broke out at a Halloween party in New York over the weekend.

Authorities said gunfire at a Halloween party killed two women and also left five people injured.

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