July 23, 2024
A witness said he saw a woman seated near him who was bleeding from the leg during the White Sox-A's game in Chicago Friday night.

Two people were shot in Chicago during the Oakland A’s 12-4 victory over the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field Friday night, officials said.

The shooting occurred inside the stadium during the game, according to Tom Ahern, a spokesperson for the Chicago Police Department told the New York Times.

Authorities did not provide further details, but local news outlets reported that the shooting did not interrupt Friday night’s game. A concert headlined by Vanilla Ice scheduled for after the game was canceled, according to local news reports. The scoreboard above center field said the cancellation was “due to technical issues.”

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A fan at the game named Tom Miller told ABC 7 Chicago that he was sitting two rows behind where the shooting occurred and saw a woman bleeding from the leg, but did not see or hear what happened. Security then ushered at least two people out of their seats, he added.

A news conference on the shooting was scheduled by authorities late Friday night.

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