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High school basketball shooting in Tennessee kills 1, “criticizes”: reports


A manhunt was underway in Tennessee on Tuesday night after gunfire at a high school basketball game left at least one dead and one seriously injured, according to reports.

The shooting took place at Humboldt High School in Humboldt, about 88 miles northeast of Memphis.

The incident took place in the lobby of the school gymnasium, Memphis WMC-TV reported.

The seriously injured person was airlifted to a hospital in Memphis for treatment, according to the report.

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School district officials said the shooting resulted from an altercation between two adults. They said no students were involved, WMC reported.

Authorities secured the area and immediately launched an effort to apprehend the suspect, the Jackson Sun of Jackson, Tennessee reported. Gibson County Sheriff’s Deputies were working with Humboldt Police, according to the report.

Humboldt’s team were playing against the North Side High School team, according to the report.

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In response to the incident, schools in the town of Humboldt canceled all classes and school activities scheduled for Wednesday, the Sun reported.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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