At least 1 injured in shooting during festival at Hawthorne Race Course

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STICKNEY, Ill — At least one person was shot outside Hawthorne Race Course in Stickney.

The shooting happened Sunday night in the parking lot during a festival celebrating the culture of Belize.

Police say reports of shots fired first came in around 8:30 p.m.

As soon as the shooting was reported, the festival was called off and people were sent home.

Racing was suspended for about an hour, then allowed to resume.

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