Round Rock, Texas was hosting their annual Juneteenth Celebration at Old Settlers Park on Saturday as part of a two day event that was about family, community, and most importantly liberty. Day one on Friday featured live music and a Texas favorite bar-b-que taste off that was completely incident free.

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The annual Juneteenth gathering is free to attend with a very small $10 parking fee being the only requirement to enter, and everything was going very well up until the end of Paul Wall's set when just before 11 PM gun shots started being fired by multiple people. Round Rock Police Chief Allen Bank's officers believed that a fight broke out between two groups of people, and eventually escalated to the point of gun fire being exchanged.

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Initial reports went out that the primary person of interest was a,

"Black male who is 19-20 years old. He was last seen wearing a white hoodie and believed to be armed and dangerous."

Texas Juneteenth Mass Shooting Suspect Now In Custody

According to this KCEN article, the suspect in the white hoodie was finally taken into custody this morning, and not yesterday as erroneously reported in this CBS Austin article. The suspect has been identified as Ricky Thompson III.

Thompson III lives in Manor and is 17 years old. He was apprehended by the Lonestar Fugitive Task Force in Pflugerville, and is being held in the Williamson County Jail.

Thompson III is not the only suspect, and the investigation continues.

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The Juneteenth Event shooting left two mothers, 54-year-old Ara Duke and 33-year-old Lyndsey Vicknair dead, and 14 others injured ranging in age from 10 to 62.

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