Shots fired at Tryon Youth Center party Saturday night

Published 4:18 pm Thursday, March 19, 2009

Shots were fired at a party held Saturday night at the Tryon Youth Center, according to the Polk County Sheriff&squo;s Office.

Officers were dispatched just after 1 a.m. Sunday for a fight at a party in progress at the youth center. En route, officers were alerted that shots had been fired, according to Capt. Chadd Murray of the sheriff&squo;s office.

No one was injured seriously, although one person reportedly fell and hit his head, Capt. Muray said.

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The sheriff&squo;s office found a shotgun lying in the roadway with two live rounds and two cases that had been fired.

The sheriff&squo;s office is investigating the incident because a firearm was fired in a public area.

More than 100 people were estimated to have attended the gathering, according to officers.