MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — Police say somebody in a small SUV opened fire on families at a food truck event on Friday night, injuring seven people, including four kids.
“They crossed the line. They shot children. It’s unacceptable,” said Mesa Police Chief Ken Cost during a news conference on Saturday afternoon.
Cost said food truck vendors had set up canopies, tables and chairs where families could buy food and eat it at a parking lot on Guadalupe Road, just west of Dobson. At around 9:30 p.m., a white or silver Kia Soul-type or small box-type SUV drove up on Guadalupe Road and opened fire toward the families that were eating.
“One of the workers at the stands saw this happen and returned fire at the vehicle,” Cost said.
The driver took off on Guadalupe and into Tempe. Cost said detectives don’t know if the SUV was hit or not. No suspect description was released.
The four kids hurt were age 1, 6, 9 and 16 years old. Cost didn’t give out the ages of the…