Shooting outside Bay Area high school football game leaves 2 injured


CAMPBELL, Calif. (KRON) — Fear spread through a crowd gathered for a Bay Area High School Football Championship game Friday night after a shooting unfolded just outside the stadium.

A CCS Division 1 football championship game between St. Francis High School and Serra High School was in progress at Westmont High School in Campbell when the shooting occurred around 9:20 p.m.

San Jose police tweeted, “If you’re at the game, please stay calm. Officers attend. It happened in the parking lot at a high school football game. Suspects or motive unknown.

At least two victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the San Jose Police Department.

Play was halted as police responded to the crime scene. School officials reported that everyone in the stadium was safe.

St. Francis High School President Jason Curtis wrote, “We are at the CCS football game tonight. There was a security issue outside the stadium which was resolved by the authorities. All spectators and players are safe, the game will resume momentarily and fans will now be able to leave the stadium if they wish. »

The game resumed just before 10 p.m. and Serra defeated St. Francis, 16-10.


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