At least 2 injured in gunfire at school football game in Pleasantville, New Jersey

At least 2 injured in gunfire at school football game in Pleasantville, New Jersey
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  • calendar-gray 16 November 2019

At least two people have been shot and injured when an unknown perpetrator opened fire during a school football game in the US city of Pleasantville, located in New Jersey, APA reports citing Sputnik.

It has been reported that a game between Pleasantville and Camden high schools was interrrupted late on Friday after a gunman fired multiple shots from the bleachers.

Local Twitter users have added some videos taken on the ground.

An injured woman was reportedly seen carried out on a stretcher to a wating ambulance, while a wounded man received emergency medical assistance on the field while waiting for another ambulance to arrive.

According to the outlet, the spectators ran for cover, while football players left the field as the gunfire erupted.

The reports noted that the shooting began in the Pleasantville High School bleachers during the third quarter when Camden was leading Pleasantville 6-0.

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