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Football game delayed after shots fired reported near stadium

Posted at 9:27 PM, Nov 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-23 22:36:19-05

The football game between Notre Dame and Newman had to be delayed in the fourth quarter after reports of shots fired near the stadium.

Fans posted on their social media accounts that the players were taken off of the field and some fans even left the stadium.  The teams were able to play out the final three minutes of the game after the all-clear was given.

Notre Dame/Newman in delay due to gunshots near the stadium. All players off the field and most fans have left the stands.


Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard says the shooting happened in an apartment complex about six blocks away from the stadium.

No injuries are being reported at this time.

If you have any information you are asked to call Acadia Crimestoppers.