A viral social media stunt named “The Milk Crate Challenge” has cause a lot of people filming themselves over the last week. This challenge apparently cause the death of two people who were reportedly shot while filming to make this challenge outside a school in Shreveport, Louisiana.
The dangerous stunt has ended in serious injuries because of the weightless crates falls apart like a house of cards if one is either too heavy or doesn’t walk across the makeshift staircase fast enough.
Cause of Death
The shooting was identified as a ‘drive-by’ shooting that happened around 5:30 p.m. Sunday outside the Linwood Public Charter School on West 70th Street, where a group of friends was attempting to film themselves walking over a pile of plastic milk crates without toppling over, as reported by Newsweek.
A person was seen standing behind a car yelling “Get me my gun, get me my gun!”, this was reported by an eye witness who filmed the shooting incident. In the witness video at least 21 or more shooting rounds could be heard in rapid fire.
Two people were shot in the incident while another was wounded. Shreveport Police Department reported that a woman was found dead in the back seat of her car at a nearby convenience store. Another man also died on the scene, while a third victim who was also identified as a man was shot and wounded.
The dead people were identified as Paris King 19-year-old, and the other as Lazarus Thomas 34-year-old.
The shooting remains under investigation.