Teen Killed, Woman Wounded In Shooting At Louisiana High School Football Game


PORT ALLEN, La. — Gunshots rang out during an evening at a high school football game in Louisiana, resulting in the death of a 16-year-old student and the injury of a woman’s arm, as authorities reported on Saturday.

As of now, no arrests have been made, and the reasons behind the outbreak of violence at halftime on Friday, near the stands, remain a mystery, according to Sergeant Landon Groger from the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Emergency response included the landing of a medical helicopter on the Port Allen High School field, where both victims were transported to the hospital. The 16-year-old student was pronounced dead, while the woman’s injuries were deemed non-life-threatening.

The football game was suspended.

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