Across America, at least fifteen High School football game shootings have occurred this school year. At least two have resulted in a fatality.
The first fatality occurred at a school in Oklahoma City.
The latest fatality is Ja’Kobe Queen, 16, who was killed at a High School football game on September 1st at Port Allen High School. Brasia Davis, 28, was also injured. Police say that the suspect is Jarrettin, Jackson, 18. The suspect came from the visiting school, Brusly High.
Brusley High is 58% White and 36% Black. Port Allen High is 74% Black and 18% White.
Two people were shot and injured at a High School football game at Mount Carmel High in Chicago. The victims are a 15-year-old male and a 16-year-old female.
The game was between Mount Carmel High and Morgan Park High. Mount Carmel is a racially diverse school, while Morgan Park is 97% Black. The media has not said anything about who the suspect is.
In Baltimore, MD a 12 year old was shot and wounded at a football game at Dunbar High in Baltimore. The visiting school was Loyola Blakefield High. Private security guards chased a “teen holding a gun,” but say he got away. No suspect information has been released.
Dunbar is 92% Black and Loyola is 81% White.