A shooting at a high school homecoming football game left one teenager dead and another in critical condition, with the suspect still at large.

The incident happened just before 10 p.m. at McLain High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, when the Tulsa Police Department was alerted to a shooting during McLain’s homecoming football game in front of a crowd of hundreds against Miami High School.

Officers found two teenage victims with gunshot wounds when they arrived at the scene. A 17-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. The other 17-year-old victim was immediately taken to a local hospital and listed in critical condition, but his condition has since improved to stable, according to a statement from the Tulsa Police Department.

PHOTO: A shooting at a high school homecoming football game in Tulsa, Oklahoma, left one teenager dead and another in critical condition with the suspect still at large on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.

A shooting during a high school homecoming football game in Tulsa, Oklahoma, left one teenager dead and another in critical condition, with the suspect still at large on Friday, September 30, 2022.

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“Dozens of officers converged on the area to assist with crowd control and the search for the suspect,” the Tulsa Police Department said. “Our K-9 unit and several officers scoured nearby neighborhoods as we believe the suspect took off on foot. Unfortunately the trail got cold.

The shooting reportedly took place near the high school tennis court and not during the homecoming game, according to ABC News affiliate KTUL in Tulsa.

According to the police, the suspect is still at large, suspected of being armed and dangerous. Currently, the only description they have of the alleged shooter at this time is that he is a 17-year-old black male, according to police.

During a Tulsa Police Department briefing after the shooting, Capt. Richard Meulenberg said it was just one of four homicides in Tulsa on Friday alone. He also confirmed that they have CCTV footage of the shooting, but authorities are not yet sure if any of the victims are a student at McLain High School.

“Homicide detectives are actively working on this case,” the Tulsa Police Department said. “We hope that of the hundreds of people here, some will come forward and help with this investigation.”

A shooting during a high school homecoming football game in Tulsa, Oklahoma, left one teenager dead and another in critical condition, with the suspect still at large on Friday, September 30, 2022.

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