2 Dead, 4 Wounded by Gunfire at Thanksgiving-Day Flag Football Game in Kentucky

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(CNN) — Gunfire erupted at an annual Thanksgiving Day football game in Kentucky, leaving at least two dead and four others wounded, Louisville Metro Police said Thursday.

The shooting, shortly before 2 p.m., happened during what locals know as the annual Juice Bowl, which fills Shawnee Park with children and parents for a series of holiday football games, CNN affiliate WAVE reported.

The shooting suspects were at large and the motive for the gunfire was unclear, according to Dwight Mitchell, a spokesman for the Louisville Metro Police Department.

Four people were rushed to hospitals. Their condition is unknown but WAVE reported that their injuries were not life threatening.

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