A Lake High School football player was shot and killed near the intersection of Old Highway 80 and Johnson Town Road on Thursday night. The player, Travis Jones, was a senior starter on the team’s defensive line with 20 tackles recorded for the season.
Lake football coach Tate Hanna tweeted a photo of Jones following the news of his passing.
I will never understand!!! He was a good dude!!! Love you #3 pic.twitter.com/GgrlJ41TQG
— Tate Hanna (@TateTatehanna) October 14, 2022
Tonight’s division 2A Region 5 contest between Lake and Philadelphia has been canceled due to the incident.
The shooting is currently being investigated by Scott County Sheriff’s Office.