PALMETTO, Florida -- Three people have been arrested after a shooting in front of the Palmetto Youth Center that resulted in no injuries.
According to the Palmetto Police Department, a car with four occupants stopped in front of the youth center while a football practice was going on. Two people exited the car and allegedly began firing handguns at two spectators that were leaving the parking lot on foot.
Police say officers working secruty for the game, as well as spectators, saw the shooters' vehicle speed off. Police chased the vehicle into Bradenton before finally stopping it in the 1600 block of 26th Ave. East.
Chris Jackson, 17, of Bradenton, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a felon; Wesley Blanc, 15, of Bradenton is charged with attempted murder; and Darion Lazier, 23, of Bradenton is charged with attempted murder and fleeing to elude.
In addition to the arrests, two handguns were recovered.