Around 11 p.m. on Saturday, a sizable number of police officers and EMS workers were summoned to the park, which was hosting the first weekend of the well-known Phantom Fall Fest festival.
According to police, local hospitals treated the three casualties.
Jennifer Borrasso of KDKA-TV was informed by sources that two of the victims were 15 years old, and that the other victim was an adult man.
The shooting was caused by a dispute between two groups of teenage boys.
Police said one individual drew a revolver and began shooting.
In addition to the park’s security, the police said that all computers and metal detectors were operational on Saturday night.
How the gun entered the park is unclear.
Police are looking into it.
They claimed to be speaking and using park cameras.
“On Sunday, September 25, the park is closed.
Tickets that have expired for today’s Phantom Fall Fest are still valid for future events.
On September 30, a Friday, we will reopen “messages published on the website of Kennywood
The park’s well-liked Phantom Fall Fest, which it refers to on its website as a “signature spooky-season event,” began on Saturday night.
“Come early for a special fall atmosphere, holiday food, and family-friendly entertainment.
Moreover, spend the day riding your favorite rides and roller coasters!
The Phantom then amps up the fright factor after dark with seven haunted houses and four fear zones “It says in the event description.
Due to the significant police presence in and around the park early on Sunday, traffic was backed up.
Just before 2 a.m., Kennywood Boulevard was once again available to traffic.
Weapons of any type are not permitted at Kennywood or in any parked vehicles, according to the park’s website guidelines.
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