UPDATE: Juvenile charged in shooting outside Brownsville football game

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. — A teenager is facing charges including attempted murder after a Friday night shooting outside a high school football game.

The accused shooter, a 16-year-old male, is charged with criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder, aggravated assault, and reckless endangerment, according to a release from the Brownsville Police Department.

He is currently being held in a juvenile detention center.

Two people were injured in the shooting. They were treated and released.

Police say a fight broke out around 9:30 p.m. Friday among several teenagers at the conclusion of the Haywood vs. Crockett County football game in Brownsville. They say the shooting took place in the parking lot of L.Z. Hurley Memorial Stadium.

One of the teens produced a handgun and fired four times. A male victim was shot twice in the back. He was airlifted to a Memphis hospital where he was treated and released.

A female victim was struck by a bullet in the foot. She was transported by ambulance to a Jackson hospital where she was treated and released.

The accused shooter was taken into custody at the scene.

Police are calling a local citizen a hero after his quick response to the shooting. They say Patrick Shields of Brownsville saved lives by stopping the accused shooter, disarming him and restraining him as police responded to the scene.

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