Rumors of shooting at football game unfounded, West Mifflin police say

There are security concerns at three local high school football games. Fox Chapel and West Mifflin investigated threats of violence Friday, while Jeannette gets ready to play its first home game since a man was shot and killed outside of its stadium. Subscribe to WPXI: Connect with WPXI online: Download our FREE apps:

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Rumors of a possible shooting at a Friday night football game have been determined to be unfounded, the West Mifflin Police department said.

"There appears to have been a miscommunication relative to recent events in other districts and precautions needed in our own," the department said in a Facebook post.

Earlier in the day, the department said it was investigating the rumors and there would be a heavy police presence in the area throughout the night Friday.

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While the rumors have been deemed unfounded, police said they are still planning a presence at the game.

Anyone who hears or sees anything suspicious is asked to call 911, police dispatch at 412-461-3125 or reach out to a police officer immediately.