A man was shot in the abdomen early Sunday at what was reported to be a large outdoor concert, according to the Ellis County sheriff's office.
Patrol deputies responded at about midnight to the 600 block of Risinger Road in Ferris for a call about a large gathering at an outdoor concert. While there, deputies and paramedics found a man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
The man was taken by CareFlite to Bayor University Medical Center in Dallas, where he was in stable condition Sunday.
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According to reports, the landowner had contracted the property to a music festival organization, which was hosting the event. An estimated 2,000 to 3,000 people attended the concert, the sheriff's office said.
At some point, a disturbance occurred between attendees and one person fired multiple rounds into a crowd, and a mass of people fled, officials said.
The shooter was described as a Hispanic man in his early 20s with a thin mustache and black hair shaped into a bowl cut and shaved on the sides, the sheriff's office said. He was wearing jeans and a black shirt.
Anyone with information may call Case Agent Richard "Chip" Hundley at 972-825-4965 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.