Over 50 million birds have already been killed nationwide as a result of this year's massive outbreak of the disease, which shows no signs of stopping.
More than 100 U.S. flights were cancelled altogether, according to tracker, FlightAware.
President Bajram Begaj recognized Lipa, the daughter of Albanian immigrants, for her musical talents and contribution to spreading international awareness of Albania.
Police believe the victims range in age between 15 and 21 years old. The shooting took place steps from the city's Atlantic Station shopping district, which has struggled with crime.