The tragedy unfolded Friday night during a high school football game in Mobile, Ala., Between Vigor and Williamson.
Four people at Ladd-Peebles Stadium were shot and one suffered a “life-threatening injury”, according to multiple reports. The match was postponed to a later date and the victims were immediately transferred to a hospital in the Mobile area.
“Multiple injuries have been reported” according to the statement of the officer Katrina Frazier on behalf of the Mobile PD, “And these victims were taken to hospital. One person was transferred to hospital with a life-threatening injury.
Catapult Sports national scouting director Jeff Martin had a video of the stadium game being cleaned up in the fourth quarter.
The field released some shots in the stands during the Vigor vs Williamson game. pic.twitter.com/7TqsNjOk6P
– Jeff Martin – Catapult (@Jeff_XOS) October 16, 2021
WKRG’s Simone Eli also shared a video of the scene where the shots rang out.
WATCH: It’s time for the broadcast MCPSS match between Williamson and Vigor when gunshots rang out in the lobby of Ladd-Peebles Stadium. The AP announcer is heard telling fans to “cover up” as people run onto the pitch and throughout the stadium. pic.twitter.com/SxS1hHEdOJ
– Simone Eli (@SimoneEli_TV) October 16, 2021
Ladd-Peebles Stadium hosts the annual Senior Bowl. The undefeated Victor led Williamson 28-12 with 5:49 left in the game.