A match of football was evicted after a shooting at a school high school in Alabama, USA. Four people have been shot, one very serious, according to the first reports.
The Ladd-Peebles Stadium it was the scene of a new armed attack on US territory when a match was being played between the teams Vigor and Williamson.
In a video that circulates on social networks, you can see the players running to flee the field of play, while others throw themselves on the grass to avoid a stray bullet.
So far the identity of him or the attackers is unknown.
The number of minors killed in shootings in the US rises
There are more and more American children dying as a consequence of firearms, from children caught in the middle of a shooting, to teenagers shot to death in turf wars, drug disputes or incorrect posts on social media, according to the website Gun Violence Archive.
Shootings involving children and teens have been on the rise in recent years. 2021 has not been the exception. Experts say the inactivity caused by the Covid-19 pandemic shares the blame with easy access to weapons and disputes that all too often end in gunfire.
The United States recorded 991 gun violence deaths among people 17 and younger in 2019, according to the Gun Violence Archive website, which tracks shootings from more than 7,500 law enforcement, media, government and commercial sources. That number skyrocketed to 1,375 in 2020 and this year is set to get worse. As of October 11, the shootings had claimed the lives of 1,179 young people and 3,292 injured.
FBI data backs up the information. The agency released a report on Sept. 28 showing homicides in the U.S. increased nearly 30% in 2020, and homicides among people 19 and younger grew more than 21%, according to the AP agency.
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