Deadly taking pictures after Tennessee highschool basketball video games

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (AP) — Two individuals had been shot, one fatally, following a pair of basketball video games Tuesday night time at a Tennessee highschool.

Humboldt Police Chief Reynard Buchanan Sr. informed the Jackson Solar, “We all know of 1 who was deceased, and one other was flown to The Med in Memphis and was in surgical procedure final I heard.” He added that others had been injured however that none of these accidents had been life threatening. 

Humboldt Police acquired a name at 8:30 p.m. about pictures fired at Humboldt Excessive College. Officers and brokers from Humboldt, Gibson County Sheriff, Medina Police, Tennessee Freeway Patrol and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation responded to the scene.

“We admire the assistance of different companies who assisted,” Buchanan mentioned. “They responded shortly and helped us maintain a state of affairs below management that would’ve gotten out of hand shortly and been worse than it already was.”

Humboldt Metropolis Colleges Superintendent Janice Epperson mentioned in a press release late Tuesday that the altercation occurred between two adults and no Humboldt college students had been concerned or injured.

Courses are canceled on Wednesday for all Humboldt colleges.

Buchanan mentioned one particular person was in custody.

“He’s not charged with something,” he mentioned. “However he’s in custody for investigative functions.”

Buchanan didn’t launch a motive for the taking pictures or the identification of the sufferer or the person being held.

Humboldt is about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northeast of Memphis.