Statement regarding ballpark incident

August 26th, 2023

The Chicago White Sox released the following statement regarding tonight’s incident:

Two fans attending Friday’s game suffered non-life threatening injuries after being struck by bullets. It is unclear to investigators whether the shots were fired from outside or inside the ballpark. The incident continues to be investigated by Area One detectives from the Chicago Police Department. While the police continue to investigate, White Sox security confirms that this incident did not involve an altercation of any kind.

Ballpark video of the incident does not indicate any activity prior to the injuries.

The White Sox are thinking of the victims at this time and wishing them a speedy recovery.