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15-year-old charged as adult in shooting near York football game

Written by The Associated Press | Oct 18, 2016 11:07 AM
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People wait for their cars to be released from the scene. Two people were shot near Small Athletic Field during a high school football game. The shooting took place during the William Penn home football game against J.P. McCaskey. The game was called, with the final score 26-6 McCaskey, Friday, September 9, 2016. (Photo: Paul Chaplin, For the York Daily Record)

(Lancaster) -- A 15-year-old Berks County boy has been charged as an adult with endangering hundreds of people by allegedly shooting two men outside a high school football game in York last month. 

Stephon Brown of Reading remains jailed without an attorney pending his preliminary hearing October 28. 

York police say he shot two young men in the parking lot outside William Penn High School's home opener in York against J.P. McCaskey High School of Lancaster on September 9. 

Both school districts have beefed up security at football games as a result. 

Brown has been charged with aggravated assault, illegally possessing a firearm as a minor, criminal mischief and 2,000 counts of reckless endangerment stemming from the crowd that was endangered and inconvenienced when police responded to the shooting.

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Stephon Damieen Brown(Photo: York City Police)

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