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A Juneteenth celebration in Granger ended with five people being hit by gunfire overnight.

That includes 26-year-old Victor Anthwan Kyle Jr., who died from his injuries.

The shooting happened in Heritage Square just before 4 a.m.

Police say the Heavenly Goat in Heritage Square sanctioned a Juneteeth Summer Bash that brought a large crowd out. Investigators believe multiple weapons could've been used.

Emergency responders arrived to find one victim dead and four others with non-life-threatening injuries.

With crime scene tape still up, people were walking around the shopping complex Sunday trying to figure out what happened.

Kelly Worsham and Brian Smith live in Granger. They consider Heritage Square a safe place.

"We saw this huge taped off area and we were shocked,” said Worsham. “We knew something had happened. Didn't realize it was this huge area."

Heritage Square businesses are also feeling the impact. Restaurants and other businesses within the crime scene had to stay closed this Father's Day.

Soho Japanese Bistro had a window shot out and a bullet was found inside.

"One of our front windows in our front Teppanyaki room were shot out so we're currently trying to deal with that,” said Alex Lanava, who works at Soho Japanese Bistro. “Get reopened as soon as we can. We've never had anything like this happen so we're just trying to figure it out the quickest we can."

Even in a safe place, Smith and Worsham say people can't let their guards down because violence can happen anywhere.

"Better make sure that you're, you yourself are legally able to protect yourself because you just don't know. You just absolutely don't know,” said Smith.

"I always had considered it to be safe, but it just goes to show you that any more you're not safe anywhere, you kind of have to constantly keep an eye out and keep aware of your surroundings,” said Worsham.

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No arrests have been made. Police are collecting evidence and talking to witnesses.

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