Shots heard near Exchange Club fair

Published 7:50 am Saturday, March 12, 2022

Volunteers and fair goers reported hearing gunshots Friday evening just after 6 p.m.

Bill Haag was working the Ferris wheel during the Brookhaven Exchange Club’s annual Spring Fling event, and said he did not hear the gunshots. His wife and granddaughter, as well as a few other workers, told him they had heard them, however.

Haag said the fair continued as planned, with crowds only really affected by rain.

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Multiple people made social media posts saying they had heard shots and bullets whizzing by at the baseball practice field adjoining the fairgrounds.

Information from police has been requested, and will be posted when it is available.