One person was injured in the shooting at the high school graduation

Three people have been shot dead in a suspected gang-related shooting during a high school graduation. Louisiana.

This past Thursday, gunfire erupted during a high school graduation ceremony for Hammond High Magnet High School graduates in southeastern Louisiana. KLTV reports the families began to leave at 8:15 p.m., when Superintendent Melissa Steele said the shots were fired.

Three people were shot and a fourth was injured while trying to escape the violence. KLTV reported that three of the victims had been released from the hospital, one was still in stable condition.

Police arrested the 20-year-old man after the shooting Trent Thomas, Police say more arrests could follow, WAFB reports. On Friday, Hammond Police Chief Edwin Bergern said the incident was likely linked to a gang-related problem between Thomas and another group. A member of the group is alleged to be a former high school student.

Thomas has been charged with three counts of second-degree murder, obstruction of justice, property damage and possession of a firearm on a gun-free campus, KLTV reported.

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