A person has been apprehended after shots were fired near Johnson County High School during a football game on Friday night.
WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga. (41NBC/WMGT) — A person has been apprehended after shots were fired near Johnson County High School during a Friday night football game.
This is according to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Officewho says shots were fired at Hershel Walker Boulevard “adjacent to the football field” and that deputies “immediately responded and apprehended the individual”.
“There was only one person involved in this incident,” read a Facebook post from the sheriff’s office. “Luckily the shots were fired skyward and no one was injured.”
Johnson County deputies and investigators, along with Wrightsville police, are at the scene.
The name of the person involved will not be released at this time due to the ongoing investigation.
Call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 864-4003 if you have additional information.
The school district posted the following statement on its Facebook page:
“Law enforcement, administration, staff and local supporters from Johnson County Schools have been assisting with safety and security inside the stadium to ensure the safety of our home fans and visitors to inside the stadium. We are grateful for the quick response and presence of our law enforcement officers and first responders.
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