Man charged with shooting five at Alabama high school football game


A person was arrested in connection with a Friday mass shooting at an Alabama high school football game that left five folks injured, considered one of them critically.

Mobile Police arrested Jai Scott, 19, and charged him with five counts of tried homicide, according to WKRG.

Cops initially reported that 4 folks had been shot however adjusted the determine on Saturday, in accordance with the report.

No motive has been launched.

Shots rang out shortly earlier than 10 p.m. at the Ladd-Peebles Stadium, the place the Vigor High School Wolves have been taking over the Williamson High School Mighty Lions.

The game descended into chaos, with gamers on the sector diving for canopy and followers dashing from the stands, video confirmed.

At least two of the victims have been children, police mentioned.

Metal detectors have been put in at the stadium after a gunman opened hearth at a game there in 2019, injuring 10 teenagers.

Players lie on the field for cover following Scott's shooting spree at Ladd–Peebles Stadium on Friday night.
Players lie on the sector for canopy following Scott’s shooting spree at Ladd–Peebles Stadium on Friday night time.
Jeff Martin/Twitter through REUTERS

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