4 people shot at football stadium in Mobile, Alabama

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Multiple people were hospitalized after gunfire rang out in the fourth quarter of a high school football game Friday night at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, the US police said.

Shots have been fired during a high school football game at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama, causing players and spectators to run for cover and injuring at least four people, local officials and witnesses say.

The incident happened at 9:56 p.m. on Friday when gunfire erupted on the exit ramp coming out of the west side of the stadium, where a football game between Vigor and Williamson high schools had entered its final minutes, BNO News reported.

Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine said at least four people – three males and one female – were injured in the shooting.

One of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital in critical condition.

Footage from the scene showed people running away and seeking cover in the aftermath of the shooting.

A large number of emergency services responded to the scene while officers worked to secure the scene.

Prine said the motive for the shooting was not yet known and no arrests were immediately made.

He said two possible suspects fled the scene in a white sedan, although only one of them is believed to have fired shots.

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