TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio said three people were injured in a shooting outside a high school football game.
Police said a shot was fired behind Toledo’s Whitmer High School stadium around 9:30 p.m. Friday during a game against Central Catholic High School. School spokesperson Katie Peters said.
Police Chief George Krall, Mayor Wade Kapuskiewicz and Superintendent Kady Anstadt said in a joint statement, “Last night was a deeply traumatic event.” , everyone is fine.”
Police said on Saturday that no arrests had been made, despite previous reports that the two had been detained. He said the investigation is ongoing.
The dispatcher told responding police that witnesses reported that two men in black ski masks opened fire and the car sped away. was interrupted with less than seven minutes remaining.
“No guests were injured during the evacuation and we couldn’t be more proud of our students, staff, Whitmer fans and Central Catholic guests,” Peters said. 16 law enforcement officers were working on the game, and three victims were treated by paramedics after being found near homes on the football field before being taken to hospital.
Lisa Gonzalez told Toledo Blade that she was in the bathroom when she heard one gunshot, and that she went outside and made a fuss.
“Everyone was yelling ‘shooting, shooting’ but we just ran away,” she said.
Kevin Perkins, principal of Central Catholic High School, said the junior varsity and freshman football games scheduled for Saturday have been cancelled. gathered on Tuesday to “talk to them, support them, but also pray.”
As reported by WTOL-TV, Perkins said, “This is also an opportunity for us, as parents and guardians, to have conversations with our children. ‘Our world, our country, our state, And we must continue to fight every day so that our community here in Northwest Ohio understands the value of life,” he said.
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