3 wounded in Homewood when shooting erupts near football game: "Hundreds of people were gathered around Stargell Field when the shooting occurred, watching a football game between teenagers from Homewood and the Hill District. Game organizers stressed that the shooting had nothing to do with the game, and said no players were hurt.
'This is a positive place for people to come,' said Monté Robinson, president of Homewood Community Sports. Mr. Robinson said hundreds of people gather to watch the weekend games.
'What it is, this little league is so popular in the neighborhood that everyone comes out,' he said. 'We do well for the most part, considering the balance of stuff going on in the neighborhood.
'It was an unfortunate incident. It was isolated,' he said."
Sunday, August 15, 2010
3 wounded in Homewood when shooting erupts near football game