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Shots fired following youth football game

Shots fired following youth football game

Jack McLaughlin

According to a press release from Columbus Police, shots were fired over the weekend during a youth football game.

Just before 2 p.m. on Sept. 17, officers responded to Hilltonia Park, which is located at 2345 W. Mound St., due a report of shots being fired at a youth football game that had recently concluded.

Witnesses at the scene told police at that following the conclusion of the game, an unknown male fired multiple gunshots into the air on the 800 block of S. Wayne Ave., adjacent to the park.

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According to police, witnesses said the shots were fired by an associate of a player who was ejected from the game for fighting.

No injuries were reported.

If you have information about the incident, contact Det. Federer of the Columbus Police Felony Assault Unit at 614-645-4011.

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