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Two wounded as gunfire erupts at Camden-Pleasantville high school football game in New Jersey – USA TODAY

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. – Two people were hurt, including a young boy, when shooting erupted Friday night at a high school football playoff game between high schools from Camden and Pleasantville, authorities said.

Pleasantville Police Chief Sean Riggin, said two people he described as “one young juvenile and one adult male” were “seriously injured,” but were alive “at this moment,” according to a Twitter video posted by CBS3. 

He said the gunfire erupted at 8:29 p.m. and noted that “numerous” Pleasantville High School administrators and Pleasantville Police were already at the game.

The incident is under investigation by Pleasantville police and the Atlantic City Prosecutor’s Office.

Prosecutor Damon Tyner would not comment on the victims’ ages or identities, other than to say one adult male and a male child were struck, according to videos posted by multiple news outlets on social media.

The child was flown to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia with “serious injuries,” Tyner said.

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