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PALMETTO, Florida (WFLA) Palmetto police announced Friday the arrest of a 13-year-old Bradenton boy accused of having fired a gun during a brawl during a high school football game.

The gunshot caused panic and chaos among fans and players at Palmetto High School on Wednesday night.

Fortunately, no one was injured in the incident, but without a quick police response, some said the night could have turned out very differently.

At least two guns reaching the school grounds during the spring soccer game.

Police found a weapon at the scene on Wednesday. However, Friday told 8 On Your Side that the single shell casing at the crime scene did not belong to the recovered gun, which was fully loaded.

“It’s deeply disturbing that two youths are bringing guns into a school campus, especially during a high school football game,” said Palmetto police captain Mike Stinson. “We had a lot of officers there, school staff and the officers responded immediately and that’s how we were able to get the gun back and hopefully avoid further injuries, but it’s very disturbing and it’s something we’re always concerned about.”

Police said they recovered the weapon used in the shooting at the 13-year-old’s home while executing a search warrant. During that search they also found a second weapon.

“It’s a problem if you let a 13-year-old run around with a gun in his pocket at a high school game. There is absolutely no reason why a 13-year-old should have a gun in his possession,” said Capt. stinson.

Investigators believe the fight was part of an “ongoing feud between several teenage boys”.

Manatee County School District officials tell 8 On Your Side that the arrested teen is not a student at Palmetto High School.

“He is enrolled in the Manatee County School District, but does not attend any of our schools,” said district spokesman Michael Barber. “He is now working virtually. What happened has nothing to do with Palmetto High School and as I said, the person who was arrested is not affiliated with Palmetto High School.”

District officials said they are increasing security at the remaining spring football games. They also plan ahead.

“We’re already in talks about what we can do to make sure our track and field events and other events are safer going forward,” Barber said.

With a second weapon discovered at the scene, additional charges could follow, according to police.

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