Plans for Juice Bowl 1 year after shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS 11)--Two events are set to be announced to remember those killed and hurt during the Juice Bowl nearly one year ago.

The shooting made national headlines on Thanksgiving day after two people were killed and five others hurt not far from the annual Juice Bowl youth football tournament.

No one has been arrested for killing Michael Carter.

Police believe a fight between Carter and William McKee sparked the violence.

They say Carter fired the shot that killed McKee.

It's still not clear who killed Carter.

The shooting helped put Louisville over the 100 mark in homicides for 2016.

In 2017 the city is on pace to hit those numbers again.

The Juice Bowl was postponed and many in the community turned out the following Saturday to compete and cheer on the teams.

The tradition that dates back to the fifties started with a balloon release. 

2017 Juice Bowl will go on as planned on Thanksgiving Day.

Football games will be played all day at Shawnee Park with ages from Pee Wee all the way up to adults.

Monday's announcement is also expected to begin at 1 p.m.

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