17 Year-Old Tyrone Lawson Shot and Killed After Basketball Game at Chicago State University
17 year-old Tyrone Lawson was shot and killed after a brawl broke out at the end of a HS basketball game at Chicago State University.
The fight began while both teams – Simeon Career Academy and Morgan Park High School – were lining up to shake hands.
It eventually spilled out into the parking lot, and a gun was pulled.
Each team was held in the locker rooms longer than normal after the game as tensions ran high in the gym, witnesses said.
University police issued a message to officers, asking them to watch for a Jeep. It was pulled over east of the school and two people were taken into custody, officials said. Police said they found a gun inside the Jeep.
Check out video of the initial fight below:
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