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New York security guard shot in back of head at high school football game: Police

A security guard was shot Saturday at a high school football game while attempting to break up a fight, police said.

The unidentified man was shot outside the stadium at Proctor High School in Utica, New York at about 4:10 p.m. on Saturday, September 9, Sgt. Michael Curley confirmed to Fox News Digital.

Proctor High School in Utica, New York.

A security guard was shot at Proctor High School in Utica, New York on Saturday, September 9. (Google Maps)

In a press release, the Utica Police Department said that just as the game between Proctor High School and Binghamton High School was concluding and fight broke out just outside the field, but still on school grounds.

Two Utica City School District Security staff attempted to intervene to break up the fight, police said. 

Police said that they are “currently pouring through surveillance and social media videos in order to develop suspect and other information about the incident.” 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Utica police at (315) 223-3556 or submit an anonymous tip online through Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers at www.mohawkvalleycrimestoppers.com.

Sarah Rumpf-Whitten is a writer on the breaking news team for Fox News Digital. You can reach her on Twitter at @s_rumpfwhitten.

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