A football coach in Argentina was shot in the shoulder during an Argentine third-tier match on Sunday. According to reports, players fled the pitch as Huracan Las Heras fans fought each other while their side faced Ferro de General Pico in the Federal A-League.
Police Gives Reports on Football Coach Shot During a Match
A Video showed that the two team players running for cover as shots were fired across the stadium in Mendoza province. Ferro coach Mauricio Romero was wounded before he was treated and then taken to the hospital for further treatment. The police report says, “Romero is doing well and out of danger.”
Ferro said in a statement on Twitter saying: “After leaving the stadium, he underwent tests in a local hospital and is now giving a statement to police.” “For years, families have been chased from grounds,” they said in a post on Facebook. “May all those that harm the club stay away so that the real fans can return.”
The match was suspended late in the second half as they led 3-1 and Huracan criticised those involved in the incident.