White Sox shooting: two people are shot at Guaranteed Rate Field as Chicago officials are forced to cancel post-game Vanilla Ice concert
- Police confirmed a ‘shooting incident’ at the stadium on Friday night
- The incident is said to have happened in the outfield bleachers in section 162
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Two fans were shot at Guaranteed Rate Field Friday night as the White Sox took on the Athletics, police have confirmed.
According to audio of the 16th & 17th District Chicago Police Scanner on Twitter, one victim was grazed in the stomach and another victim was shot in the leg.
The victim that was shot in the leg is said to have been transported to the University of Chicago Hospital.
Police said that the bloodshed occurred in section 162, with a third victim left uninjured. Additionally, police said that live rounds were recovered.
Dailymail.com has reached out to the Chicago Police for further information.
Two people were shot at the White Sox’s game against Oakland A’s on Friday night, with fans forced to leave at the end of the match after a post-game concert was cancelled
Two people were shot and one was left uninjured after the incident at Guaranteed Rate Field
A post-game 90s concert featuring rapper Vanilla Ice had to be abandoned, with White Sox officials putting the cancellation down to ‘technical issues’
Police later confirmed a ‘shooting incident’ at the stadium, as reported by CBS News Chicago’s Charlie De Mar.
The game was finished as the White Sox lost 12-4.
However, a postgame concert meant to feature rapper Vanilla Ice was cancelled due to ‘technical issues,’ according to a message on the stadium’s video board.
A fan named Tom Miller told ABC Chicago that he was sitting two rows behind where the shooting happened.
Miller said that security ushered him and others to section six for around 45 minutes.