MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Officers were gathering evidence and questioning witnesses at Ladd Peebles Stadium Thursday, September 19 after 17-year-old was shot in the face.
“We were just all having fun and then we heard gunshots. It was like ‘pow, pow, pow' and there was so many of them it was scary,” said Alyssa Law a student at Blount High School.
Law said the shooting happened just after the game when she was boarding a school bus with the band to head back to Blount.
“We just got on the bus and it started shooting but it sounded like firecrackers so we didn't know what it was but everyone was like “get down get down” it was sad,” Law said.
"What was reported to us was there was some bit of an altercation that appeared to be occurring between other people that did not seem to involve our victim, but again its all under investigation,” said Cpl. Chris Levy with the Mobile Police Department.
Friday night, Williamson and LeFlore faced off on the filed and law enforcement was there too.
Officers were scanning people’s pockets with wands and checking bags. It’s the same procedure as usual but Friday there was increased security.
Stadium officials said there were 17 officers at the game Thursday and Friday there were at least 20. They said there are also officers who were undercover.
Police said the teen that was shot was taken to the hospital.
Blount High School staff said Friday he is in stable condition.
Police said they've received reports of a white SUV leaving the scene after the shooting, but they don't know if the vehicle is connected to the incident.
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