TULSA, Okla. — One teen was killed and another was injured in a shooting at a high school homecoming game in Oklahoma on Friday night, police said.
The victims, both 17, were shot during the event at McLain High School for Science and Technology shortly before 10 p.m., according to a Tulsa Police Department statement posted on Twitter and Facebook.
“When officers arrived, we found two victims in the crowd of hundreds. A 17-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene,” the post says.
The surviving victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition, but has improved to stable condition, according to the statement.
Several officers and a K-9 unit searched nearby neighborhoods but were unable to immediately find the suspected shooter, who fled the scene on foot, police said.
The school on N. Peoria Avenue has an enrollment of 666 students, according to the McLain High School website.