Shot fired at James Keenan vs Wallace-Rose Hill football game

Shot fired at James Keenan vs Wallace-Rose Hill football game
Published: Oct. 28, 2022 at 10:37 PM EDT
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WALLACE, N.C. (WECT) - A gunshot was fired at the high school football game between Wallace-Rose Hill and James Kenan on Friday night at approximately 9 p.m. at Legion Stadium.

The investigation is continuing. The Duplin County Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by the Wallace Police Department, North Carolina Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies.

The shot was reportedly fired during an altercation between spectators. Per the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office, a suspect has been arrested for the affray but the shooter is not in custody at this time.

No one was reported injured.

The remaining seconds of the game will be played on Saturday, October 29 and no spectators will be allowed.

Anyone with information is advised to contact the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 296-1911.