Penn Hills Excessive College will play its dwelling soccer sport Friday evening with out followers, bands or cheerleaders.
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Attendance on the sport in opposition to Woodland Hills is being restricted to gamers, coaches and important occasion workers, Penn Hills College District Superintendent Nancy Hines said in a statement Wednesday.
The transfer comes amid the ongoing investigation of a shooting at Haunted Hills Hayride in North Versailles. A Central Catholic Excessive College scholar was fatally shot, and a Penn Hills student was injured. Allegheny County police are asking anybody who was there, or who has video or footage, to name 833-ALL-TIPS (833-255-8477).
“We’ve got been suggested that unresolved emotions and feelings about what occurred final weekend in North Versailles are being additional fueled by a county-level police investigation that is still open,” mentioned the assertion from the Penn Hills College District. “Past the plain consideration of public security, we consider this occasion restriction will give each soccer groups the chance to take pleasure in being youngsters for the evening and to interact in wholesome competitors that is freed from worries about who is perhaps onsite in the course of the sport and for what goal.”
The college district mentioned the choice was made after consulting with regulation enforcement and violence prevention specialists who work all through the county.
“We consider limiting these allowed onsite to soccer gamers, coaches, and important occasion workers solely is prudent given latest occasions which have affected many youth within the Pittsburgh space, and never simply these enrolled at Penn Hills and Woodland Hills College Districts,” the assertion mentioned.
Followers who can’t attend in individual will be capable of watch livestreaming video of the sport on the Penn Hills Football Network YouTube channel.
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