Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Texas law enforcement officials announced they are investigating a shooting at the Tri-State Fair in Amarillo, that resulted in four people ending up in the hospital.
Potter County Sheriff Brian Thomas said just before 11 p.m. Monday, a man opened fire on Potter County deputies at the fair, according to ABC 7 Amarillo.
An off-duty deputy, an off-duty firefighter and a bystander were shot and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Deputies returned fire and the suspect was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
People in attendance said there was chaos and people started running as soon as the shots were fired.
Jonathan Archer told ABC 7 his dad, who runs a concession stand, told him there was a shooting by one of the stands.
The Tri-State Fair & Rodeo is the largest annual event in the Texas Panhandle, with an average of 130,000 people in attendance, according to the fair's website.