OAKLAND, Calif. – Oakland police are investigating after fans were injured by “celebratory gunfire” at Monday night’s game between the Athletics and the Toronto Blue Jays.
In a statement, the A’s said officers were alerted to a possible shooting at the RingCentral Coliseum following a post-game fireworks display on July 4.
The A’s said an initial investigation found three fans were hit by bullet fragments “from what appeared to be celebratory gunfire across the city.”
Halifax Waterfront stairs to receive safety signs after swim video went viral
Daughter of Jay’s trainer dies in hose accident
A fourth person later went to a local hospital alone. All four have non-life-threatening injuries, the team said.
The A’s are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.
Oakland defeated Toronto 5-1 on Monday in front of a season-high crowd of 24,403 to start a three-game streak between the teams.
This report from The Canadian Press was first published on July 5, 2022.
© 2022 The Canadian Press
https://globalnews.ca/news/8969079/fans-hurt-by-gunfire-at-jays-as-game/ Fans injured by gunfire at Jays-A game