In Knoxville, Tennessee, one man was shot in the head outside a high school football game.
On Friday night, a young guy was shot in the head outside a high school homecoming football game in Knoxville, Tennessee.
According to WBIR-TV, the incident occurred near Austin-East High School at roughly 8:49 p.m. local time. According to the Knoxville Police Department, the “young” victim was brought to the University of Tennessee Medical Center shortly after suffering “non-life-threatening gunshot wounds to the head.” There were no further injuries recorded, and authorities had not yet identified a culprit.
It was unclear whether the shooting was carried out by students or other members of the high school community. Despite the fact that the shooting occurred outside of the school, the football teams reportedly left the field “out of an abundance of caution” after the incident. However, by 10 p.m., they had resumed the game while authorities launched an investigation nearby.
The Knoxville Police Department was contacted for more information and a response.
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