- A shooting near a high school football game put players, coaches, and fans on lockdown Saturday.
Medford Police Chief Ken Coyer says a man opened fire on the 500 block of South Park Avenue, just down the street from Medford Area Senior High School. The shooting happened just before 3 this afternoon.
As a precaution, the chief says they stopped the Medford vs. Chippewa Falls football game and told everyone to go inside. Community members were also asked to stay inside their homes.
The suspect took off in a car away from the city of Medford. He's now in custody.
The game did start again just before 6 p.m..
Police don't know why the shooting happened or if there was an intended target. No one was hurt in the shooting.
|Story By: Newswatch 12 Team