Gunman opens fire on back-to-school backpack giveaway, armed bystander shoots gunman


An armed bystander shot a gunman who opened fire on a back-to-school event in a Florida park crowded with families over the weekend.

According to a news release from the City of Titusville, the unnamed suspect got into a fistfight with another person at Isaac Campbell Park on South Street on Saturday evening, left the event, then returned with a gun several minutes’ later and opened fire.

Another park goer, who was legally licensed to carry a firearm, returned fire and wounded the aggressor, leaving him with life-threatening injuries.

Gunshots sent parents and children fleeing for their lives during the 'Peace in the City' back-to-school supply giveaway at a Titusville, Florida, park on Saturday evening   Shots were fired at 5.20 pm

Revenge: Isaac Campbell Park were crowded with families when a man opened fire at 5.20pm, after getting into a fistfight with someone a few minutes earlier 

No other injuries were reported as a result of the incident, which took place at around 5.20pm during a backpack giveaway called ‘Peace in the City Rally.’

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