Authorities Investigate Gunshot Incident During Youth Baseball Game in San Marcos
Authorities in San Marcos are conducting an investigation to determine the person responsible for firing a gun near a youth baseball game.
The incident took place at Mission Sports Park, where seven and eight-year-old players were on the field.
Fortunately, no injuries were reported.
The shocking incident occurred during a Monday night game, catching everyone off guard.
Surveillance cameras captured the unsettling scene as a bullet flew between first and second base, eventually landing in the dugout.
The players and spectators quickly took cover and fled the area in response to the gunshots.
Dan Max, the president of San Marcos Youth Baseball, expressed his concern over the incident, emphasizing the need for the safety of the young players.
The organization, which boasts over 1000 participants, including four-year-olds, has temporarily suspended all games.
They are taking proactive measures by enlisting the help of an organization specialized in handling such situations to evaluate the park’s environment and identify additional safety measures.
The San Marcos Sheriff’s Department is currently reviewing surveillance footage to identify the person responsible for the gunshots.
The community is urged to come forward with any information they may have to assist in the investigation.
The authorities are taking the incident seriously and promise to follow up on any leads provided.
In anticipation of future games, the Sheriff’s Department has announced plans to increase patrols around the fields to ensure the safety of the players and attendees.
Additionally, a $1000 reward is being offered to anyone who can provide relevant information about the incident.
The footage of the bullet striking the ground between first and second base has left parents, referees, and umpires shaken.
The incident serves as a reminder of the potential dangers that can unexpectedly arise even during youth sports events.
Authorities are determined to hold the responsible party accountable for their reckless actions, working to ensure the safety and well-being of the children in the community.
As the investigation progresses, the San Marcos Youth Baseball organization and local authorities are committed to taking necessary precautions and implementing additional security measures to prevent such incidents from occurring again in the future.