Gunshots end high school football game in Miami

Gunshots end high school football game in Miami


Gunshots end high school football game in Miami


UPDATE: Miami news station WTVJ, an NBC affiliate, offered an interview with an undisclosed stadium-goer who spoke of being directly “in the crossfire” of a gunfight at the stadium, Miami-Dade County college’s Nathaniel Traz-Powell Stadium, which is among the most popular prep football sites in South Florida. The station also reported multiple gunmen being in the stadium and also noted that at least one adult suspect was taken into custody following the incident.

You can see WTVJ’s 11 p.m. report in the video below:

Here is the aforementioned interview with an eyewitness, again via WTVJ:

Original story: Gunshots from outside the stadium were heard in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s game between Carol City and Miami Central, police said, causing a scare for fans and players.

According to multiple reports, fans fled to the exits with players on the field hitting the turf and others sprinting off the sidelines. The field and stadium were eventually cleared.

Police said they have five suspects in custody and the investigation is continued.

The game was called with 2:58 remaining and Miami Central leading 36-8.

Both teams reported that all players and coaches were fine and no injuries have been reported.

“You hate to see anything like that happen, but luckily it seems like no one was hurt,” Central coach Roland Smith told the Miami Herald.

This story will be continue to be updated


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