One person dead after shooting at high school basketball game in Humboldt

Published: Nov. 30, 2021 at 10:25 PM CST
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HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (WMC) - A shooting at a high school basketball game in Humboldt left one person dead Tuesday night.

Authorities say the shooting happened in the lobby of the Humboldt High School gym. The identity of the victim has not been released.

Officials say another person was critically injured and airlifted to a Memphis hospital for treatment, and a third victim was treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

According to Humboldt City Schools, the gunfire was the result of an altercation between two adults, and no students were injured. The school district says Humboldt police are working to apprehend the suspect.

Classes and all before and after-school activities are canceled on Wednesday.

Humboldt was playing North Side High School when the shooting happened. Stay with Action News 5 on air and online as we work to gather more details.

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