At least eight students were killed Friday after a shooter opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Texas. An officer was also injured in the attack, federal and county officials told KHOU 11 News
“The situation is active, but has been contained,” the school district said in a statement. Local law enforcement indicated that the suspect appears to be a student.
Houston-area media reported the school went on lockdown around 8 a.m. after a shooter entered the campus carrying what appeared to be a shotgun and opened fire, a student told ABC13.
Harris County Sheriff’s Office tweeted they are assisting “with a multiple-casualty incident” at the school.
“This is no longer an active shooting situation and the injured are being treated,” the tweet said.
This breaking report will be updated shortly.