High school football game stopped after gunshots, multiple people reportedly shot
The high school football game between Toledo Central Catholic and Whitmer (Ohio) came to an awful ending Friday night.
With 6 minutes left in the fourth quarter with Central Catholic leading Whitmer 46-16, gunshots rang out. It appears that around 7 gunshots can be heard on the broadcast below.
— Jarrett Payton (@paytonsun) October 8, 2022
The shooting happened outside the stadium, according to WTOL11 Sports Director Jordan Strack; however, it was folks inside the stadium didn’t know where the shots came from. Strack reports that at least a dozen shots were fired. He later confirmed that 3 people had been shot, but their conditions were unknown.
The scene following the gunshots showed panic and absolute chaos with fans and players inside the stadium.
This was the scene at the Central Catholic-Whitmer game when shots were fired outside the stadium. We’ve confirmed that 3 people have been shot. Conditions are still unknown. A really scary scene. pic.twitter.com/gjBpcacz9a
— Jordan Strack (@JordanStrack) October 8, 2022
#BREAKING The Central Catholic/Whitmer game has been put on pause following a shooting outside the stadium. From what I can tell, at least one woman has been shot. Stay with @WTOL11Toledo for updates. @JordanStrack pic.twitter.com/wUM0AqFuPG
— H. Tyler Seggerman (@TylerSeggerman) October 8, 2022