Student Shot Dead At North Carolina High School; Suspect In Custody

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by Tyler Durden
Wednesday, Sep 01, 2021 - 06:20 PM

Update (1800ET): Police in North Carolina have confirmed that one student was killed in today's school shooting, and the suspect - another student - has been arrested after a six-hour manhunt.

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Update (1400ET): Police say all students are safe except for one student who was wounded during the shooting. A suspect has yet to be apprehended - police say they're still actively looking.

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Now that summer is over and students are returning to classrooms, school shootings are returning to the headlines as well.

Local police announced that a North Carolina high school is on lockdown after a shooting on school property. Winston-Salem police tweeted shortly after 1300ET on Wednesday that they were investigating a shooting on the grounds of a local high school.

Police announced that the campus of Mount Tabor High School has been secured and law enforcement "are doing everything possible to keep students safe," the Winston-Salem Police Department tweeted. At least one individual has been shot, according to media reports.

"We are actively investigating what happened and will share confirmed information when available," police added.

FBI and ATF agents are also responding to the scene. Students are heading to a local YMCA where they can be reunited with their parents, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said.