Timothy George Simpkins
Update: The shooter is now in custody, according to police.
The student who shot and wounded four people on Wednesday morning at Timberview High School in Arlington, Texas has been identified as 18-year-old Timothy George Simpkins.
At least four people were hurt Wednesday morning during a shooting at Timberview High School in Arlington, police say.
Arlington police said there was a fight between students on the second floor of the school when one of the students pulled out a gun.
That student has been identified as 18-year-old Timothy George Simpkins who is now at large and considered armed and dangerous.
It’s believed that Simpkins is driving a 2018 silver Dodge Charger with license plate PFY-6260.
Police say if you encounter this person, or know anything about his whereabouts, to immediately call 911.
Video from inside of one of the classrooms via KTLA reporter:
My daughter just texted me that there was a school school shooting at Timberview H.S. In Mansfield ISD in Arlington, TX. She sent this video that’s out. Her nearby school is on lockdown also, and we hear police sirens rushing in. Police confirm there is an active shooter. Praying pic.twitter.com/m90QzZUfTz
— Nerissa Knight (@nerissaknight) October 6, 2021
Three students and one adult were injured on Wednesday.
One person was treated at the school and three others were transported to the hospital for treatment.
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