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CARROLLTON__TX_FOOTBALL_GAME_SHOOTING__VO___TXSHOOTING0927B

2018-09-29 03:52
Police said that an argument between two adults escalated into a shooting in the Hebron High School in Carrollton, Texas on Sept. 27, Carrollton Police Department stated. Hebron High School was playing against Irving Nimitz at Hebron High School on the night of Sept. 27. During the third quarter of the junior varsity football game, two men sitting in the home stands were arguing. When they took the argument to the parking lot, The 47-year-old Carrollton man allegedly drew his gun and fired at the 31-year-old Forth Worth man. The victim was shot in the upper chest at 8:38 p.m. The younger man was critical condition and transported to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Plano, but is expect to survive. Authorities say that he is cooperating with law enforcement and doesn't wish to file charges against the attacker. According to the Carrollton police statement, many witnesses have taken the side of the 47-year-old man, saying that he acted in 'self-defence.' The older man was arrested and taken to the police department and eventually released from custody on a grand jury's pending decision on whether he should face criminal charges. Officials said that no students were involved in the conflict and no other injuries were reported. The identity of the two men have not been released and the investigation is ongoing. “We’re still piecing together what their association with the game was,” Carrollton Officer Jolen DeVito said.