By CBS13 Staff

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Pop duo Aly & AJ and their crew had a close brush with the downtown Sacramento mass shooting when their bus was caught in the crossfire, they say.

In a tweet from the official Aly & AJ Twitter account, the duo wrote: “Our bus was caught in the crossfire but we sheltered in place and everyone in our touring group is OK. Thank you for everyone reaching out. A reminder to keep your loved ones extra close today. We have to do something about gun violence in this country.”

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Aly & AJ had played at Crest Theatre, which is a few dozen feet away from the shooting scene, just hours before the shooting.


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Three men and three women are dead and 12 others were injured in the shooting that erupted near 10th and K streets around 2 a.m. Sunday.

About eight square blocks of downtown Sacramento are still taped off as officers investigate the scene. According to the Sacramento Police Department, there were multiple shooters.

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One person has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting.