September 21, 2019

Woman hit by stray bullet received first aid care

A woman was hit by a stray bullet during the Cardinals game. According to the police, a woman attending a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game was grazed in the arm by a stray bullet that possibly originated outside the Busch Stadium.

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The 34-year old victim was within the ballpark during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers when she felt pain in her arm. She proceeded to a first aid station for first aid treatment and a bullet was later discovered near her seat. She sustained an abrasion on one of her elbows.

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She proceeded to a first aid station for first aid treatment and a bullet was later discovered near her seat.

Todd Porter, 54-years old was seated in front of the victim with his son. The woman said that she might have been shot. He thought she was joking but everybody turned around and she had blood flowing down from her elbow. He decided to leave the game before any shooting occurs.

According to the St. Louis police, the incident simply amplifies the yearly message of encouraging “Fun without guns”.

Other similar incidents were reported throughout the years around Major League Baseball.

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