16-Year Old Dies, Multiple People Injured Following Shooting At Choctaw Football Game




A 16-year-old died after the shooting at Oklahoma high school football game, according to the New York Post.

Choctaw Police Chief Kelly Marshall said that the victim was not a student at either Del City or Choctaw, the two schools competing in the game, per NYP.

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A high school football game turned into chaos on Friday night as shots were fired, leaving several individuals injured, according to FOX5Atlanta.

The incident occurred during a game between Choctaw High School and Del City High School, prompting swift police response.

Per the report by FOX5Atlanta, the shooting transpired at approximately 10:30 p.m., during the late stages of the game’s third quarter.

The shots were fired from an area near the north-side bleachers, sending spectators and players into panic.

Choctaw Police Chief Kelly Marshall held a press conference in the wake of the incident, confirming that four people had sustained injuries during the shooting.

Among the victims, at least one is a student from the school. Additionally, another person was treated for a possible broken leg sustained in the ensuing chaos.

Del City Police Chief Lloyd Berger disclosed that an off-duty Del City police officer assigned to work the sidelines was involved in the shooting. The officer discharged their firearm in response to the incident; however, it remains uncertain whether any of the shots fired by the officer resulted in further injuries.

Authorities are currently investigating the motive behind the shooting and are working to piece together the events leading up to the incident.

As the investigation unfolds, both Choctaw and Del City residents are grappling with the aftermath of the incident, emphasizing the need for heightened security and vigilance during public gatherings.