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US Shooting reported at New Jersey high school football game

07:10  16 november  2019
07:10  16 november  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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  Off-duty officers were the first responders to the California high school shooting — because they were dropping off their own family members for school The first responders reported to the scene at approximately 7:40 a.m., shortly after the first shots rang out, and began treating the gunshot victims.Two students were killed, and three were left injured in the shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarity Valley, which is north of Los Angeles. The 16-year-old gunman was also taken to the hospital in critical condition after attempting to take his own life after the shooting. The entire incident unfolded over 16 seconds, law enforcement officials said.

At least two people were shot during a high school football game in Pleasantville, New Jersey , sending fans and players fleeing for cover. Breaking: As the shooting happens at the Camden/Pleasantville football game . People running, jumping fences, laying on the ground.

Friday, November 15, 2019 Shooting reported at New Jersey high school football game | Sky U.S At least two people were transported to the hospital Friday

At least two people were transported to the hospital Friday evening after a shooting took place during a high school football game in New Jersey, police said.

a close up of a red brick building: Police respond to a reported shooting at a high school football game in Pleasantville, New Jersey.© KYW Police respond to a reported shooting at a high school football game in Pleasantville, New Jersey.

One victim is a "young juvenile" and the other is a young male, said Pleasantville Police Chief Sean Riggin. Both are "seriously injured," Riggin said.

The shooting took place at the end of the third quarter of the game between Camden High School and Pleasantville High School, according to CNN affiliate WPVI-TV. Several Pleasantville players told CNN affiliate KYW-TV they initially thought the gunshots were fireworks, but once they realized what the sounds were, they ran through a fence.

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  After Saugus High School shooting, prayer unites a grieving community A day that began with the shock of a school shooting in Santa Clarita ended in prayer for many families who gathered for vigils in the area. Standing before hundreds of people at Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita on Thursday night, Pastor David Hegg acknowledged that students and parents may be grappling with how to make sense of the shooting at Saugus High School, which left two students dead and three injured."We're not here to diminish the pain that we feel. We're not here to anesthetize it," he said. "We're also not here to put God on the stand.... We're here to be reminded that we're not alone."The violence started at 7:30 a.m.

Two people were injured when shots erupted at a high school football game in Pleasantville Friday night, officials say. PLEASANTVILLE, N . J . — At least two people were transported to the hospital Friday evening after a shooting took place during a high school football game in New Jersey

At high school football games , where metal detectors or hand-held wands are less likely to be present for security than at professional and college games Athletic officials, the police and administrators said they were considering ways to beef up security at New Jersey high school games , though few

Video from WPVI-TV shows football players and attendees alike scrambling after shots were fired. People could be seen hopping fences, diving under bleachers and lying down on the field as the chaos unfolded.

Riggin said there were several police officers and administrators at the game but did not give additional details about the circumstances of the shooting.

Police are coordinating with the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office, said Matthew Hartman, spokesman for Pleasantville police.

The Newark office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives tweeted its agents were responding.

CNN Philadelphia affiliate KYW showed aerial footage of police at the stadium.

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Three out of four U.S. children and teenagers killed in mass shootings over the past decade were victims of domestic violence and generally died in their homes, according to a study   released on Thursday by the gun control group Everytown.While the specter of school shootings looms darkly in the minds of American parents who remember massacres in Newtown, Connecticut; Parkland, Florida, and around the country, the group's review of shootings from 2009 through 2018 found that far more children were killed in their own homes.

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