Two People Shot At Youth Flag Football Game in Virginia

Two men attending a youth flag football game in Virginia were shot after an argument broke out on the sideline. The injuries don’t appear to be life-threatening.

Per TMZ Sports, Prince Williams County Police confirmed they were dispatched to Benton Middle School in Manassas after receiving a call about gunfire at around 10:15 a.m. EST on Sunday.

When police arrived, they determined that the two men were shot while the game was going on. The incident started after two people attending the game got into a verbal altercation, according to Dean Ladson, an adult who is part of the 703 United Youth Football Team.

Written by Sam Amico

Sam Amico spent 15 years covering the NBA for Sports Illustrated, FOX Sports and NBA.com, along with a few other spots, and currently runs his own basketball website on the side, FortyEightMinutes.com.

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  1. WOW! The police were able to describe the perp as “a black male …” . I thought doing so had been outlawed ???
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    The local media here in Raleigh get around that by describing “the perp was wearing a hoodie and a do-rag …”
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