Lauderdale Lakes, Florida. – Representatives from the Broward Sheriff’s Office reported Monday that four people were injured when a shooting disrupted a minor league soccer game Sunday night at a Broward County Public School.
Willie James Chetum Jr. said his 18-year-old son, Willie James Chetum III, was among the injured. He said he was asleep when his wife woke him up to tell him.
Chetum said his son later told him that he walked past the football field of Boyd H. Anderson High School in Lauderdale Lakes and was in the stands going up the stairs when he was shot in the leg.
Chetum III, according to his father who said, “Someone came from behind wearing a mask and started shooting,” “My heart has fallen to my feet. You never know the outcome of a gunshot.”
According to BSO MPs, the shooting caused panic and chaos shortly before 8:30 pm, Sunday at schoolThe football field at 3050 NW 41 St. BSO helicopter responded.
“Investigators have reported that another victim has subsequently been located for a total of four victims. Two juveniles and two adults are all male.” Claudine Caro, a BSO spokeswoman, wrote in an email on Monday evening, and all injured are listed as non-life-threatening.
Youtube video Qween of Sports And the Video from Woods Media From the press box, chaos emerges after a shootout interrupted a Fort Lauderdale Hurricanes match. The videos show that some ran to take cover and some fell to the ground. There was a scream. A child shouted, “Mama!” Another baby was crying.
“The children were still in shock. Even today they were crying,” Delphine King said on Monday. “One parent said she teaches her son that ‘When you hear gunfire at a game, that’s what you do, that’s how you go down to the field’… It’s sad that your six-year-old, seven-year-old, your 10-year-old has to learn how to do these things in order to survive.”
It was a tragic end to a day of peaceful matches between the Florida Youth Football Club and the NFL Youth League teams, according to witnesses. a Live video broadcast Show a friendly match between the FYFL’s Lauderdale Lakes and the AYFL’s Boynton Beach Bulldogs earlier in the same field. The BSO deputy stopped near the sidelines.
Witnesses said a row between gamblers earlier in the evening was the cause of the shooting, but BSO lawmakers have yet to confirm the motive. Two women who claimed to have been at youth football matches stated that there was a fight first, and that the shooting that followed within hours was vengeful in nature.
“I was there while fighting and shooting. My kid is athletic… The fight took place early that day around 6:30. The people involved were removed from the game. There were police and stock checking everyone to get in but somehow the shooter found a way To get back in the game,” a witness told Local 10 News, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals.
Some lost their keys and other personal belongings. Some of the audience debris left was still on the stands on Monday afternoon. There were shoes, plastic water bottles, Styrofoam food containers, paper cups, soda water cans, and plastic bags. Pieces of yellow plastic tape were hung from the fence.
Detectives have been asking anyone with information about the shooting to call the Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.
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