Ten people are dead, several injured after a gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Texas Friday morning.
One suspect is in custody and a second suspect has been detained.
Fox News reported:
At least eight people have been killed in a Texas high school shooting Friday, FOX 26 reported. The suspected shooter was taken into custody and a second suspect has been detained. The active shooter situation was said to be over.
Police officers responded to Santa Fe High School around 8 a.m. CDT after reports that a shooter opened fire inside. Details of the incident were not immediately available.
“Details will be released as we receive updated information. Law enforcement will continue to secure the building and initiate all emergency management protocols to release and move students to another location,” the school district said in a statement.
Santa Fe ISD posted a message to Facebook after the shooting:
This morning an incident occurred at the high school involving an active shooter. The situation is active, but has been contained. There have been confirmed injuries. Details will be released as we receive updated information. Law enforcement will continue to secure the building and initiate all emergency management protocols to release and move students to another location. All other campuses are operating under their regular schedules.
At this time, students from the high school are being transported by SFISD transportation to the Alamo Gym located at 13306 Highway 6. Parents may reunite with their students at this location.
The district will continue to keep you updated as information is available. Safety and communication are our top priorities.
President Trump sent out a tweet shortly after the shooting:
School shooting in Texas. Early reports not looking good. God bless all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 18, 2018
Senator Ted Cruz also posted a tweet after the shooting:
Heidi and I are keeping all the students and faculty at Santa Fe High School in our prayers this morning, along with all first responders on the scene. Please be safe and heed warnings from local officials. https://t.co/5Un3Y4IA86
— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) May 18, 2018
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