UPDATE: RCSD confirms no shots were fired at evacuated Irmo vs. Dutch Fork game
IRMO, SC (WOLO) – Fans and teams watching a high school football game in Irmo Friday (8/31) night were evacuated as a precaution amid reports of gunshots being fired.
Videos circulated on social media Friday evening showing panic at the Irmo vs. Dutch Fork game.
According to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, no shots were fired and the stadium evacuated only as a precaution.
Dutch Fork was leading rival Irmo 58-0 when the commotion started. It appears that the game will not resume
— Will Volk (@will_volk) September 1, 2018
Here’s what Lt. Hoover with Richland County sheriff’s Department had to say after the incident via twitter.
Irmo vs. Dutch Fork game https://t.co/b4pDGAferT
— Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. (@RCSD) September 1, 2018
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