DEVELOPING: Authorities Reportedly Find Explosives at Santa Fe High School and Off Campus (VIDEO)
At least 8 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.
Authorities are also looking for explosive devices.
Police are reporting one of the suspects is a male 17-year-old student at Santa Fe High School.
Witnesses say the shooter threw explosive devices into a classroom prompting authorities to do a sweep for other explosives.
WNCT 9 reported:
The gunfire was first reported before 8 a.m. Friday.
Witnesses said at least one suspect came into the school and opened fire in an art class.
Some students also said the shooter was throwing explosives into a classroom.
As of 9:45 a.m. law enforcement was sweeping the campus for the possibility of explosive devices, a threat they said they were taking “very seriously.”
Some students say they were evacuated down the street to a nearby auto shop as police surrounded the school.
Many parents are now lining up to pick their kids up at the business.
“School shooting in Texas. Early reports not looking good. God bless all!,” President Trump tweeted.
The school is located about 30 miles southeast of Houston.