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Metro Police: Soccer match ends in shooting


Fights during an adult league soccer game spilled over into a shooting in the Edgehill neighborhood, Metro Police said Sunday.

Officers were called to E.S. Rose Park on Edgehill Avenue about 7:30 p.m. The facility includes several soccer, baseball and softball fields.

The shooting followed a heated match between two soccer teams. Witnesses said there had been several fights during the game.

Police said the suspect got a gun after the game and opened fire on the opposing team.

A 31-year-old man was shot in the shoulder, but is expected to survive.

Officers said the suspect ran off and has not yet been identified.

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