A Texas A&M-Texarkana school baseball participant was hit by a stray bullet in the course of a sport Saturday, native police and the college stated.
The 18-year-old participant was hit round 5:30 p.m. whereas standing within the bullpen space in the course of the sport towards the College of Houston-Victoria at George Dobson Subject at Spring Lake Park in Texarkana, a metropolis bordering Arkansas. This was introduced by the Texarkana Police Division in a Fb publish.
The stray bullet appeared to have come from “some kind of altercation in a close-by neighborhood west of the park,” in line with police.
In accordance with a social media publish from the college, the participant, whose identification has not been revealed, was in steady situation as of Saturday evening after being transported to Christ St Michael’s Hospital. Police stated of their announcement of the incident on Saturday evening that the participant was present process surgical procedure.
It was not instantly clear what the participant’s situation was on Sunday or if police have recognized suspects or made arrests in reference to the taking pictures.
Representatives from the Texarkana Police Division, the college and the hospital couldn’t be reached instantly.
Saturday’s sport was declared “non-competitive,” the college’s athletics division stated in a Twitter publish Sunday and two softball video games the college staff was scheduled to play Sunday at Louisiana State College of Alexandria had been canceled “on account of occasions surrounding yesterday’s baseball sport.” This was introduced by the athletics division.