Tuesday, January 7, 2020

"A referee was shot by a cannon during a Maine Maritime Academy football game"

WGME:

It’s academy tradition to sound off a cannon using a blank shotgun shell whenever the team scores, according to the sheriff’s office. But authorities said an alumnus of the school who brought his own cannon to Saturday’s homecoming game

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The incident was captured on video and posted online by local media.
It happened a few months ago, but charges have been filed:
He will face criminal charges of aggravated assault, reckless conduct with a firearm and possessing or discharging a firearm on school property